How the international soundtrack to Black Lives Matter critiques the present by reworking the past.
A Dutch woman of Ugandan descent reflects on growing up with Zwarte Piet.
Most elites in the Netherlands are no different than racists when it comes to defending #ZwartePiet.
Racism in Belgium is endemic, and not taken seriously. Few people talk about it and even fewer are listening.
Zwarte Piet is just more evidence of how the Dutch majority silences and denies racist realities, especially that of black people there.
The Dutch state and its economy are profiting generously from their annual blackface partay.
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 writer, a Nigerian immigrant to Belgium, writes about her experience with racism, including as a town councillor.
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?
Interview with Verene Shepherd, Chair-Rapporteur of the Working Group on People of African Descent.
The Dutch can't hide how racist the "tradition" of blackface character, Zwarte Piet, is.
No, there's is not a vigorous debate on blackface and racism in the Netherlands. Instead it's the usual duplicity of Dutch liberals.
Blackface character, Zwarte Piet, is celebrated in Europe's Low Countries. The author writes about a childhood with Zwarte Piet in Belgium.