This was the House Democratic leadership, doing their (nothing but) symbolic photo-op before the George Floyd funeral:
They’re wearing “Kente” cloths – apparently Ghanaian in this case, but there are similar adornments all through Africa. They have cultural significance.
And to Pelosi and her little claque, they are nothing but costumes.
Some actual Africans were not amused at the virtue-accessorizing:
But remember – don’t go eating burritos, honky.
Urban Progressive Privilege: when making the right progressive-y noises is enough, at least within your social circle.