Posted on October 7, 2014 by lindaoppenheim
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Did you know that the dap, the fist bump, is an acronym for “dignity and pride?” This article describes the evolution of the gesture and the consequences for Black Vietnam Soldiers using it. Another example of how a symbol of…
Tags: African Americans, black power handshake, cultural, dap, fist bump, folklore, LaMont Hamilton, military, Smithsonian, soldiers, symbol, Viet Nam, Vietnam
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