Dutch Christmas parade Santa's helpers 'black up' racism

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PostTue Nov 20, 2012 4:22 pm » by Alfred


well, you have to be dutch to know the origin of the black helper. Once it was a believe that naughty kids were taken by Santa. The kids would become Santa's helpers. Santa brings the santa presents via the roof and chimney. Here is where the black comes in. The helpers had to go down the chimney to put the presents in the shoes of kids, and climb back through the chimney. In the chimney you will get black even if you are as white as me. So this has nothing to do with racism

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PostTue Nov 20, 2012 4:23 pm » by Poooooot


Noentry wrote:This is stupid.
Why would this be racist?
Or am I missing something?

Blackface. It's extremely racist, horrific, and downright disgusting. Do you know anything about mistral shows?

If you have the time, I suggest you watch this movie. It's called Bamboozeled.


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edit: I commented without actually watching the video bc I am at work, but I'm gonna leave this comment here because I'm pretty sure the black-face portion of it is just as offensive as the story behind it.
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PostTue Nov 20, 2012 4:45 pm » by domdabears


Alfred wrote:well, you have to be dutch to know the origin of the black helper. Once it was a believe that naughty kids were taken by Santa. The kids would become Santa's helpers. Santa brings the santa presents via the roof and chimney. Here is where the black comes in. The helpers had to go down the chimney to put the presents in the shoes of kids, and climb back through the chimney. In the chimney you will get black even if you are as white as me. So this has nothing to do with racism

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:lol: But did these "helpers" put on red lipstick to make their lips look bigger???

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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PostTue Nov 20, 2012 5:05 pm » by Spock


Santa is racist against dwarfs.

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PostTue Nov 20, 2012 5:14 pm » by -Marduk-


if ze 'blacks' feel offended of our European Heritage, they are free to leave

to their fuckin mud huts in fucking Whutevazheycumfrom.






























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PostTue Nov 20, 2012 7:26 pm » by domdabears


Marduk2012 wrote:if ze 'blacks' feel offended of our European Heritage, they are free to leave

to their fuckin mud huts in fucking Whutevazheycumfrom.

:lol:

That wasn't racist at all.... :roll:
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PostTue Nov 20, 2012 7:37 pm » by Torofamily


Marduk2012 wrote:if ze 'blacks' feel offended of our European Heritage, they are free to leave

to their fuckin mud huts in fucking Whutevazheycumfrom.




:lol: :lol: :lol:

thats funny
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PostTue Nov 20, 2012 7:45 pm » by Poooooot


Spock wrote:Santa is racist against dwarfs.

Ahh, see. Dwarfism is not a race. It's a genetic disorder. He would be prejudice against dwarfs, not racist against them.

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PostTue Nov 20, 2012 9:06 pm » by Zegtelzegtel


domdabears wrote: :lol: But did these "helpers" put on red lipstick to make their lips look bigger???

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


hahaa crazy that you say that, I live in the Netherlands and a black girlfriend from France visited me last year around this time..she was going crazy over the Zwarte Pieten everywhere....I tried to explain her the story..that they are black because of the chimney...etc...but then she argued "what about the lips??"

and Zegie didn't know what to reply..


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PostTue Nov 20, 2012 9:14 pm » by TheDuck


Too many sensitive people in this world imo, you only give people power if you give a sh*t.

Stop caring and see how much bothers you.
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