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Santa’s blackface slaves kinda racist, says Dutch judge

The Netherlands has a quaint Christmas tradition that's come under fire in the recent years for maybe being a wee bit racist.
In News by Alex Moore / July 3, 2014

Holland’s annual blackface Christmas tradition comes to its usual awkward close today

It's December 5th—the day Dutch children get to open their presents from Sinterklaas, the original Santa from which the American Santa Claus derived.
In News by Alex Moore / December 5, 2013