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Zwarte Piet (Black Pete) in Alabama

Zwarte Piet (Black Pete) in Alabama | Racism in the Netherlands | Scoop.it
Translation of opening stand up: "Is Black Pete a racist stereotype yes or no? Well, that's what I'll ask people right on a the same spot as where Rosa Parks...
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Netherlands: Forced moving of Roma community akin to Nazism, says family

“The Dimitrovs are the first Roma family to be forcibly evicted by Dutch authorities and moved to the shipping containers on the outskirts of Amsterdam. They ...”
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Dutch musician's 'racist' comments against Chinese go viral, draw ire - South China Morning Post

Dutch musician's 'racist' comments against Chinese go viral, draw ire - South China Morning Post | Racism in the Netherlands | Scoop.it
“Metro Dutch musician's 'racist' comments against Chinese go viral, draw ire South China Morning Post Heuckeroth, who also referred to Wang as “the People's Republic of China,” voted for the 30-year-old to remain on the show as a contestant, but...”
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Racism, the United Nations, and the Dutch Saint Nicholas Tradition - Global Voices Online

Racism, the United Nations, and the Dutch Saint Nicholas Tradition - Global Voices Online | Racism in the Netherlands | Scoop.it
“Global Voices Online Racism, the United Nations, and the Dutch Saint Nicholas Tradition Global Voices Online Zwarte Piete is a happy relic of racist times, certainly.”
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The Racist Talent Show Judge Who Makes Simon Cowell Look Good - Huffington Post Canada

The Racist Talent Show Judge Who Makes Simon Cowell Look Good - Huffington Post Canada | Racism in the Netherlands | Scoop.it
“The Racist Talent Show Judge Who Makes Simon Cowell Look Good Huffington Post Canada I wouldn't necessarily call the episodes racist. They were more perplexing at first.”
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UWI professor embroiled in row over racist Dutch tradition - Caribbean360.com

UWI professor embroiled in row over racist Dutch tradition - Caribbean360.com | Racism in the Netherlands | Scoop.it
“UWI professor embroiled in row over racist Dutch tradition Caribbean360.com The experts, headed by Jamaican university professor Verene Shepherd, have recommended that the government facilitate an “open, inclusive, non-confrontational and...”
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Hundreds March In Netherlands To Support 'Racist Black Pete' - Business Insider

Hundreds March In Netherlands To Support 'Racist Black Pete' - Business Insider | Racism in the Netherlands | Scoop.it
“Business Insider Hundreds March In Netherlands To Support 'Racist Black Pete' Business Insider Hundreds of people marched in the Netherlands on Saturday to show their support for "Black Pete", the traditional Christmas sidekick of Saint Nicholas,...”
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Minister says claims of racism against the Netherlands go too far - DutchNews.nl

“Minister says claims of racism against the Netherlands go too far DutchNews.nl Social affairs minister Lodewijk Asscher has dismissed recent claims that the political climate in the Netherlands is racist, saying the accusation goes too far.”
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St. Nick's blackface helpers ignite racism debate in Netherlands - The Columbian

St. Nick's blackface helpers ignite racism debate in Netherlands - The Columbian | Racism in the Netherlands | Scoop.it
“ St. Nick's blackface helpers ignite racism debate in Netherlands The Columbian "This is part of our heritage," says Erik Maarten Muller, a Web designer in the northern Dutch city of Den Helder. ...”
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United Nations investigates Zwarte Piet for racism - IamExpat.nl

United Nations investigates Zwarte Piet for racism - IamExpat.nl | Racism in the Netherlands | Scoop.it
“Radio Netherlands United Nations investigates Zwarte Piet for racism IamExpat.nl A letter (published by NRC) from the Chair-Rapporteur from the Working Group on people of African descent stated that the UN has received information that the...”
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UN's Zwarte Piet critic is an 'unpaid volunteer' says Belgian paper - DutchNews.nl

“UN's Zwarte Piet critic is an 'unpaid volunteer' says Belgian paper DutchNews.nl The United Nations official who said the Netherlands' Sinterklaas festivities should be scrapped because Zwarte Piet is a throw-back to slavery is a volunteer who is...”
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Tensions mount in the Netherlands as UN questions 'Black Pete' Christmas ... - The Independent

Tensions mount in the Netherlands as UN questions 'Black Pete' Christmas ... - The Independent | Racism in the Netherlands | Scoop.it
“The Independent Tensions mount in the Netherlands as UN questions 'Black Pete' Christmas ... The Independent The figure of 'Zwarte Piet' is an integral part of the Dutch Christmas tradition.”
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The Netherlands Confronts Black Pete - New Yorker (blog)

The Netherlands Confronts Black Pete - New Yorker (blog) | Racism in the Netherlands | Scoop.it
“New Yorker (blog) The Netherlands Confronts Black Pete New Yorker (blog) Two weeks ago, J. C.”
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Racist thoughts of Dutch children (Dutch language) - YouTube

Racist thoughts of Dutch children (Dutch language) - YouTube | Racism in the Netherlands | Scoop.it
This video shows how the Dutch parents educate their children wrong and unacceptable from over other ethnic groups. These children have to go to the youth ca...
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Christmas in the Netherlands: a Canadian meets Zwarte Piet - Boing Boing

Christmas in the Netherlands: a Canadian meets Zwarte Piet - Boing Boing | Racism in the Netherlands | Scoop.it
“Boing Boing Christmas in the Netherlands: a Canadian meets Zwarte Piet Boing Boing 5 He became known as Zwarte Piet in another book, written in 1891.”
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Zwarte Piet: Beloved Dutch tradition or racist stereotype? - National Post

Zwarte Piet: Beloved Dutch tradition or racist stereotype? - National Post | Racism in the Netherlands | Scoop.it
“National Post Zwarte Piet: Beloved Dutch tradition or racist stereotype? National Post With his fantastical role and antique costume, Zwarte Piet seems disconnected from modern racial stereotypes.”
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Holland's Got Talent's Judge Gordon Heuckeroth: No Remorse for Racist Abuse ... - IBTimes.co.uk

Holland's Got Talent's Judge Gordon Heuckeroth: No Remorse for Racist Abuse ... - IBTimes.co.uk | Racism in the Netherlands | Scoop.it
“Holland's Got Talent's Judge Gordon Heuckeroth: No Remorse for Racist Abuse ...”
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Racist Dutch tradition of Black Pete comes under fire - Frost Illustrated

Racist Dutch tradition of Black Pete comes under fire - Frost Illustrated | Racism in the Netherlands | Scoop.it
“Frost Illustrated Racist Dutch tradition of Black Pete comes under fire Frost Illustrated “Black Pete anywhere in the world would not be accepted,” said activist Quincy Gario of St. Maarten, a Dutch territory in the Caribbean.”
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St. Nick's helpers in blackface ignite Dutch racism debate - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

St. Nick's helpers in blackface ignite Dutch racism debate - Pittsburgh Post Gazette | Racism in the Netherlands | Scoop.it
“St. Nick's helpers in blackface ignite Dutch racism debate Pittsburgh Post Gazette AMSTERDAM -- There are some things Dutch kids can count on. Rain. Bicycles.”
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Protests against racist Dutch Santa tradition - Manawatu Standard

Protests against racist Dutch Santa tradition - Manawatu Standard | Racism in the Netherlands | Scoop.it
“Manawatu Standard Protests against racist Dutch Santa tradition Manawatu Standard The Dutch equivalent of Santa Claus arrived in the Netherlands on Saturday to the delight of thousands of children.”
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“EVERY year on December 5th and 6th, tens of thousands of Dutch people paint their faces black, don Renaissance-style jerkins and pantaloons, and assume the persona... (Race relations in the Netherlands: Is Zwarte Piet racism?”
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Zwarte Piet abolished? Outrage in Netherlands where 'Black Pete' is Christmas ... - Daily Mail

Zwarte Piet abolished? Outrage in Netherlands where 'Black Pete' is Christmas ... - Daily Mail | Racism in the Netherlands | Scoop.it
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UN is NOT investigating Zwarte Piet for racism - IamExpat.nl

UN is NOT investigating Zwarte Piet for racism - IamExpat.nl | Racism in the Netherlands | Scoop.it
“IamExpat.nl UN is NOT investigating Zwarte Piet for racism IamExpat.nl [Update] The United Nations has stated it takes no responsibility for a letter purported to be on its behalf that asked the Dutch government to respond to complaints that Zwarte...”
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Is Zwarte Piet racism? A debate on a holiday tradition exposes racial attitudes - The Economist

Is Zwarte Piet racism? A debate on a holiday tradition exposes racial attitudes - The Economist | Racism in the Netherlands | Scoop.it
“Is Zwarte Piet racism? A debate on a holiday tradition exposes racial attitudes The Economist EVERY year on December 5th and 6th, tens of thousands of Dutch people paint their faces black, don Renaissance-style jerkins and pantaloons, and assume...”
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