Lucky Diamond Rich is a street artist and performer from New Zealand. He also happens to be the world’s most tattooed person.
Diving into the cheerful phrase ‘Happy as Larry,’ this piece explores its curious origins tied to an Australian boxing legend, a Cornish slang term, and a 19th-century New Zealand writer, illuminating the whimsical, complex tapestry of English idiomatic expressions.
Though last to enforce the Emancipation Proclamation, Texas was first to officially recognize Juneteenth in 1979. Today, its relevance echoes in our ongoing racial justice conversations, symbolizing a journey toward freedom and equality still very much in progress.