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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...


Dutch Court Won't Rule Whether Black Pete Racist
The Netherlands' highest administrative court said it "cannot and will not answer the question" of ...


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


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...


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