Landelijk Platform Slavernijverleden

New Piet costume for Amsterdam's Sinterklaas parade, Nov 2017
Nov 10 '17 12:30

New  parade have sparked a new critique from activists in the Netherlands. The organizing committee, SSIA, dropped the decades-old Zwarte Piet costume because of its apparent connections to the 17th century child slave trade, replacing it instead with costumes inspired by Spanish nobility in the 16th century.

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