#UP Santa's Helper: Criticism of Dutch 'Black Pete/Zwarte Piet' tradition grows

Time for Santa to wave "Vaarwel" to Black Pete?
Reuters
BRUSSELS/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Netherlands and Belgium are two countries that pride themselves on progressive laws and open societies, but critics say they are stuck in the dark ages when it comes ...

Criticism of Dutch 'Black Pete' tradition grows
Fox News
Persons dressed as "Zwarte Piet" or "Black Pete" attend a parade after St. Nicholas, or Sinterklaas, arrived by boat in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

In the Netherlands, also known as Holland, the Black Peter tradition stretches back to the 19th century. Also in Belgium, Black Pete, or Zwarte Piet, is the Santa helper



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