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Dutch Court Won’t Rule Whether Black Pete Racist

MIKE CORDER, Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Netherlands’ highest administrative court refused Wednesday to wade into the increasingly acrimonious national debate around “Black Pete,” the sidekick to the Dutch equivalent of Santa Claus. Opponents call Pete, who is often played by white people wearing black-face makeup and a frizzy Afro wig, a […]