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Dutch court blocks bid to ban blackface Black Pete character

Dutch court blocks bid to ban blackface Black Pete character

White people usually paint their face black and wear frizzy wigs to portray the character.

Santa's many faces Sporty santas Runners dressed in Father Christmas costumes take part in the annual five-kilometer Santa Dash in Liverpool, England.

Although red and white are true to St. Nick's colors, many Everton FC soccer fans wear a blue suit instead, because red and white represent their rivals, Liverpool FC.

"Zwarte Piet" or Black Pete has a painted black face, bright red-colored lips and a curly Afro wig.

Santa's many faces East meets West Although predominantly for commercial - not religious - purposes, Christmas is welcomed in China with colorful lights, holiday displays and Santas posing for portraits.

Source: www.dw.com
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