Aboutaleb Zwarte Piet Is Racisme

Protests in several Dutch cities against blackface ‘Zwarte Piet’ tradition

 group of 75 antiracism protesters gathered this afternoon on the landmark Erasmus bridge in Rotterdam to protest against institutional racism in the Netherlands. The group hung banners from the bridge with the text ‘Black Pete is racism’ and ‘listen to black voices, don’t makes blackfaces’. This refers to a Dutch holiday tradition which is heavily…