Dap, visually and historically

LaMont Hamilton’s fascinating exploration of the dap:

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White soldiers and commanding officers deemed the handshake a threat under the misconception that the dap was a coded language of potential black insurrection… The dap was banned at all levels of the military, and thus many black soldiers were court-martialed, jailed, and even dishonorably discharged as a punishment for dapping.¬†[link]

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