Cakewalk

Feature

Saturday, July 09, 2005

Some parodies are so clever the subjects don't even realize they're being mocked. The cakewalk dance was created by slaves to poke fun at their white masters. And the clueless slave masters loved it. Jonathan Mitchell speaks with choreographer Diane MacIntyre about how the parody came full circle.

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