Thursday, October 24th, 2013
We were almost convinced it was a spoof when we stumbled upon the following video. Entitled ‘Go For Africa’ the video features a number of Dutch people loading a sea container with old stuff and scraps of iron. Destination: Africa. The video starts off with two volunteers explaining what they’re doing and what they’re loading.
Thursday, July 8th, 2010
Anyone familiar with South Africa knows that its impact with the Dutch produced a contentious past-– a historical collision that had enough momentum to produce repercussions in the present. But you wouldn’t guess any of that if...
Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010
From the Youtube channel of the excellent Dutch film production company, ITVS. This video insert is from the exhibition “Black is Beautiful.”
Thursday, December 31st, 2009
Beautifully shot music video for new single (a few months old now) by Dutch musician of Nigerian descent, Geoffy G; Nane is his mother.
Monday, November 30th, 2009
This is how they celebate Christmas in the Netherlands complete with Father Christmas and his helpers in blackface. A Dutch friend of mine provides some context: … Racism in Holland is still very open. I actually...