Often championed as a human rights defender, the Netherlands continuously fails miserably in politically protecting and socially including refugees.
The Danish-Trinidadian artist Jeanette Ehlers is using the white man’s tools to strike back.
The Dutch filmmaker Sunny Bergman put on blackface to fight the racist caricature Zwarte Piet.
The Dutch state and its economy are profiting generously from their annual blackface partay.
The collective BE.BOP works to introduce a decolonial way of thinking about the visual arts in Europe and Africa.
What the Amsterdam court ruling against blackface figure Zwarte Piet really means.
Responding to criticism of a Dutch blackface Christmas character, supporters come up with a dumb plan.
The hype around ‘mixed race’ families ignore that it is not a new phenomenon, but been a central part of Dutch colonial history.
The writer on Frank’s Archive, based on her father’s records, that explores the different functions of books, power and knowledge.
The Dutch are quick to celebrate “12 Years a Slave,” but what if Steve McQueen had decided to make the film about Dutch slavery and colonial history?
The Dutch can’t hide how racist the “tradition” of the blackface character, Zwarte Piet, is. Here we parody their rationalizations.
No, there’s is not a vigorous debate on blackface and racism in the Netherlands. Instead it’s the usual duplicity of Dutch liberals.
Redmond is an Amsterdam-based intersectional feminist media collective, organizes conversation about beauty ideals, whiteness, race and cultural appropriation.
Many believe slavery was a “black page in history.” This is a false representation of history and insulting, given the legacies of slavery are so present today.
Discovering that history lessons are best learned when you look up whilst walking through the small streets of the Netherlands’ commercial capital.
The trouble with the official Dutch commemoration of the abolition of slavery. It leaves out the descendants of victims altogether.