17 Culturally Diverse Decks Of Playing Cards That Will Blow Your Mind
Bored with the same old white Kings & Queens? Mix it up with these beautifully diverse decks of cards.
The Decks Are Stacked... With White People
We talk about representation in film and TV — but what about a standard deck of cards? Playing cards originated in China, then spread to India, Persia, and Egypt. But what we think of as a standard deck goes back to England and France in the 15th–17th centuries. And, like most depictions of royalty during that time, the standard Kings, Queens, and Jacks in a deck of cards were all Anglo people.
So, here are 17 decks of cards that make cultural diversity look goooooood!