With the Sinterklaas festivities approaching here's a reminder for reporters of the guidance available from your union.

Reporting Piet in blackface; guidance from your union

Meanwhile, London Freelance branch have covered the issue including a personal account from the Black Members Council Chair Emelia Kenlock

Is the blackface zwarte piet ‘tradition‘ in decline? 

And DutchNerws.nl have some latest updates:

Out with racism, in with insulting poems

Amsterdam council will no longer fund Sinterklaas parades with Zwarte Piet 

Ten years of the ‘Kick Out Zwarte Piet’ campaign: what has changed?

 

 

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