'Zwarte Piet' - an update

Many of you have been reading Timothy P. Schilling's story on Holland's traditional Sinterklaas holiday festivities, which feature a character in blackface named "Zwarte Piet," or Black Pete. Since it was posted earlier this week, there have been new developments; these are detailed in the updated version of story on our website, which you can read here.

Dominic Preziosi is Commonweal’s editor. Follow him on Twitter.

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