The annual Sinterklaas Festival became a testing ground for the status of ethnic minorities and their attempts to influence what it means to be Dutch
Black Pete is a symbol of the colonial subjugation of Black Africans
Protestors in the Netherlands were in condemnation of the 'Black Pete' figure
A statement to the United Nations Forum on Minority Issues
Detailed background on the 'Black Pete' case from Mitchell Esajas
Racist aspects of the commemoration of Sinterklaas are an insult to the Netherland's black residents.