Minnesota “Mall of America” welcomes first black Santa Claus

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The Mall of America in suburban Minneapolis is the largest mall in the United States. Landon Luther, co-owner of the Santa Experience company thought "we want Santa to be for everyone". With that in mind, he launched a nationwide search for a diverse Santa and found Larry Jefferson at a Santa convention in Branson, Missouri, over the summer. He was the only black Santa among the 1,000 impersonators in attendance. For Jefferson, playing the jolly old elf is “no big deal” to him, saying "I’m ...  View More
December 2, 2016 Joshua