campus talks: quinsy gario

His most well-known work, Zwarte Piet Is Racisme (2011–2012), critiqued the general knowledge surrounding the racist Dutch figure and practice of Zwarte Piet (Black Pete), later bringing into the open the governmental institutional support that keeps the figure alive in the Netherlands. . .. quiz

Also, I'll just say that maybe Amsterdam could keep most people somewhat happy by changing Black Pete to pretty much any other color. ..

zwarte piet and my run-in with blackface

I knew that Zwarte translated to black and my understanding came quickly into focus: Black Pete was Dutch Santa’s little helper. One person explained that Zwarte Piet was not actually meant to be black—that his skin had become dirty from sliding down the chimney—a..


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