While walking throught the streets of Amsterdam, two Black students encountered a party shop displaying Obama dressed up as Black Pete. They decided to confront the store with this racist presentation, by representing themselves as Black Americans.
Two Black students expose racist Obama dressed up in Black Pete in party shop in Amsterdam.
According to the store, they were the first one to understand its Obama. However, the Black students says, first one or not, it is not funny, an insult and a reminder of the history of dehumanization of people of African descent.
When the manager arrives, he claims: “We do not call him blackface, and we do not see him as a blackface”. The Black students, then states: “Why do you dress him up as Black Pete? Cause that is racism”. His response: “Its not”.