Krewe of Nyx captain apologizes after sharing ‘All Lives Matter’ post

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NEW ORLEANS, La. (WDSU) — The captain of the Krewe of Nyx is apologizing after sharing an ‘All Lives Matter’ post on social media Monday.

Julie Lea posted a photo on Instagram showing an African American girl holding a white girl’s face with the caption ‘Our souls are the same color’ along with the hashtag #AllLivesMatter.

Picture courtesy of Krewe of Nyx

Lea said in her statement that the post was ‘tone deaf’ and that she now realizes the post was divisive.

You can read the full statement on the Krewe of Nyx’s page here:

By: WDSU Digital Team

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