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Commentary: The Dutch Tradition of Blackface Fuels the Fire of a Movement
The traditional Dutch blackface holiday character of Zwarte Piet (Black Peter), plainly offensive t...


Commentary: The Netherlands’ Blackface Holiday Parade Marches On
The traditional portrayal of St. Nicholas in the Netherlands includes blackface representations aki...


What It's Like to Be Black In: Amsterdam
Living in her dream city of Amsterdam, a Philly native appreciates the freedoms and benefits offere...


Amsterdam Mayor Says Controversial Black Pete Figure to Change
The traditional holiday character who is usually portrayed by white people wearing blackface will e...


Dutch Court Condemns Traditional Figure Black Pete as 'Negative Stereotype'
The character is typically portrayed by white people in blackface makeup....


Opponents of Dutch "Black Pete" Speak Out
Opponents of the Netherlands' "Black Peter" tradition have asked the City of Amsterdam to revoke th...