October 25, 2013

Dutch historian: Zwarte Piet tradition rests on child slavery

AMSTERDAM—Atop the heated discussion about the Dutch tradition of Zwarte Piet (Black Pete) a leading art historian has provided unmistakable proof that the slavish helper of Sinterklaas has his origins in child slavery.

“Both fascinating and horrifying,” Dutch newspaper Volkskrant quoted Elmer Korin on Thursday. Read more.

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