Backlash After Mall Of America Hires First-Ever African-American Santa

Vibe – Last week, the Mall Of America announced that they would be hiring Larry Jefferson, a black veteran, to play Santa Claus during their annual “Santa Experience.” While many were excited at the idea that Santa Larry would be bringing much-needed yuletide cheer to all during an awful 2016, the racists of the Internet unleashed their anger at the fact that there’s a black man playing a fictional character.

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