Examining Holland’s Extremely Racist Christmas Character, “Black Pete” - The Jim Jefferies Show

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  • SomethingStupide
    SomethingStupide 2 дня назад

    Well, well, well, look who's talking! No matter whether there actually is something wrong with Zwarte Piet or not - America, you ignorant shithole of a country, you don't get to point fingers at ANYONE for seemingly racist traditions.
    Particularly since you don't understand anything about the histories and cultures of other countries. Most of you don't even understand your own history (and you hardly have any noteworthy culture).
    I bet at least 85% of you couldn't even find the Netherlands on a map if their life depended on it!
    So shut up and put your own house in order first.

  • DikkieDikism
    DikkieDikism 2 дня назад

    Its a childrens festival, not a dutch child has ever lived who thought of “black pete”.. idioticly confused here with blackface which is something else entirely, as a negro slave.
    Nobody thinks of black pete that way.
    Only racists do, let that one sink in.

  • Ohmloud
    Ohmloud 4 дня назад

    When a black persone paints ther face white and whers a blond wig, why dont white people feel its racisme aimed towards them?

  • Bright Garinson
    Bright Garinson 5 дней назад

    Now do muslims raping for their pedophile prophet. OH WAIT! DOESN'T FIT THE EMOTIONAL NARRATIVE.

  • Bhushan Rai
    Bhushan Rai 8 дней назад

    So, if a culture is offensive to some people 7525 km away from them, the countries whole culture must be changed. Hmmmmmmm!

  • Yash Bajpai
    Yash Bajpai 9 дней назад

    It's looks less like a tradition and more like a mockery. Not surprising in a white country.

  • Unrefusable
    Unrefusable 9 дней назад

    If blackface stops them burning in the sun, as a black man I'm all for it

  • Alan Bero
    Alan Bero 10 дней назад

    I think you American's should stick to your problems instead of bringing this polarization to our continent.... if black pate is the biggest racist problem we have , we will be still 100x better off than you guys. Greeting from Germany

  • zuug_meík hok
    zuug_meík hok 11 дней назад +1

    Wow they gave the black whining faggot a podium, he was dissed on all the dutch talkshows already but somehow this anti pete guy still show up

  • omgwtfbbq
    omgwtfbbq 20 дней назад +2

    They painted their faces black. Africans are brown. What am I missing?

  • CJ Meiko
    CJ Meiko 20 дней назад

    It's like watching old Tom and Jerry cartoons with the Black maid; as a kid they were funny but as an adult it's awkward

  • Shawn
    Shawn 21 день назад

    nothing like a country with a rich HISTORY of SLAVERY trying to call something a tradition when its clearly racism they refuse to get over...he never had a logical answer for the curly hair
    and the red lips comment was another racist thing too
    so progressive yet such a backwards country

  • 14jaar Boy
    14jaar Boy 23 дня назад

    Ejo wat the fuck denk je fk cancer idiots black pete not racist idioto

  • -Gemberkoekje-
    -Gemberkoekje- 28 дней назад

    Racism was never realy a thing in the Netherlands as mutch that there needed to be a civil war about it and a black rights movement, black people also barely made up any percentage of the population until the ladder half of the 20th century. The US had a civil war and a black rights movement, in the Netherlands there where no sutch things to force our population to accept black people, we just did...

  • Akryloth
    Akryloth 29 дней назад

    Hey! commenters (and Jeffrey). If you're not Dutch, you probably don't know enough about our traditions to make up a decent argument. Do your fucking research first.
    Everyone here loves black pete and he is an honoured man. Hatred is most of the time born out of ignorance.

  • Sm0keytheband1t
    Sm0keytheband1t Месяц назад

    keep your SJW culture in america you cuck.

  • tesla1961
    tesla1961 Месяц назад

    start complaining here Quincy ru-clip.com/video/7dsybordmqu/видео.html

  • tesla1961
    tesla1961 Месяц назад

    Quincy social security Guy ,

  • tesla1961
    tesla1961 Месяц назад

    ru-clip.com/video/jzyofzjh47i/видео.html more racist people.

  • Shotgun Pete
    Shotgun Pete Месяц назад

    Imagine living in the world we do with a complete and utter global climate catastrophe around the corner, the constant threat of WW3 and a nucleair holocaust, ever growing wealth-inequality and actual systematic slavery and sweatshop labor around the world, rising tensions between all countries, cultures, religions and terrorist attacks, constant warmongering in the middle-east over geo-political power and natural resources, massive corruption on every level of government in pretty much every country...and getting upset over a fucking stupid-ass kids holiday thingy. I don't care whether you're for or against it, if you take the bait on this kinda shit every single December you're the kinda voter who's as easily distracted from real issues as a cat with a laserpointed. And yes I'm Dutch, yes I know it's racist, and I just want it to end. For the love of God just change it already so we can be done with this fucking bullshit and move on with our lives I honestly don't care about it anymore cause I'm not a kid anymore and Black Pete hasn't brought me a present or candy in two fucking decades. The thing that triggers me the most about it is that it's a kids holiday and all the adults are whining and bitching about it like a bunch of toddlers it's pathetic. The kids honestly give even less of a shit than I do, they just want candy and presents for fucks sake.

  • Jacob Black
    Jacob Black Месяц назад

    In case I ascadent delated somes elses comment I am leting you know.

  • McGruff
    McGruff Месяц назад

    I remember the Jim who loved Nazis, oh for the good ole days

  • Misan7hrope
    Misan7hrope Месяц назад +1

    As a dude from the part of Belgium where we speak Dutch and celebrate this: It's racist as fuck.

  • 2manynegativewaves
    2manynegativewaves Месяц назад

    Its got fuck all to do with Minstrel Shows. Fucking Aussie trying to out Yank the Yanks,fucking pathetic.

  • Justin Thyme
    Justin Thyme Месяц назад

    well..there is a "black peter" character in the slavic countries and those nations never colonised neither enslaved any "black" peoples in their history ... it has got to do with the chimney as there is a long history about traditions and tales of the "beelzebub" and sulphur and it's linked to coal and the black residue around fireplaces and chimneys and hell ... over there it is the devil from hell with a bag of charcoal (and he would smear that charcoal on the faces of the bad children so they learn from the horror and the shame to turn into better people/kids for the next year...you should watch some of those parades these days..those masks are 100% legit..in Germany it's called KRAMPUS PARADE) for the bad kids and the st.mikolaus is there with the awesome gifts for the good kids.. So the story of the "black peter" came from that origin - I dont know of many "black" africans from the colonial era called Peter...do you? I think with this one is Jim fishing for some sensations to suck a little bit of that neo-liberal cock back in the USA..to make themselves feel a little bit better than the rest of the "civilised" world...just the tip Jim,just the tip of it..search a bit deeper ;)

  • Marcel Smet
    Marcel Smet Месяц назад +1

    Frank Anne..... 😂😂😂 love that one
    I am in my 50’e now
    When I was little my neighbor was always sad and crying on the week from Sinter Klaas. When I ask her why she told me that children where shouting at her and wanna to dance with her and let her tell childish jokes. My neighbor was half Surinaams and half Pakistaans. She looked like black Piet.......
    I was 6 years old and saw in a instant that this was wrong.
    But now hell broke lose. Defending a tradition is like defending religion
    It doesn’t have to make sense how to defend But it is there all ready for years.
    Come on guys
    That doesn’t make it right
    Same for the ones who are fighting against it
    Come on guys
    Be real....... violence?
    Common sense people 🤘🏻🤘🏾🤘🏿
    Here in the link is where we come from “The Dutch” zangeres zonder naam- a singer. Could sing about a black man with the title It was just a Nigger, just a Blackman.
    That was the mentality back then and that was the generation for Black Piet
    ru-clip.com/video/gca07j40dcs/видео.html

  • Sammy Boas
    Sammy Boas Месяц назад

    traditions are traditions, I hope the government will not completely capitulate to these SJW's.

    • nthnpark0
      nthnpark0 Месяц назад

      +Sammy Boas Yeah I guess racism is a "tradition," Keep kidding yourself, kiddo. Wingnuts.

    • Sammy Boas
      Sammy Boas Месяц назад

      +nthnpark0 Alright kiddo

    • nthnpark0
      nthnpark0 Месяц назад

      Sammy
      Something that only started less than 150 years ago is not long enough for a "tradition," wingnut idiot

  • Daan K
    Daan K Месяц назад +1

    I'm Dutch. Personally, I don't care. If they wanna change it; fine. Kids are still gonna have a good time. I had my fun with it when I was a kid, but I'm fine with it changing. Let's be honest, nobody really gives a shit about tradition until somebody threatens to take it away.

    • jewboy
      jewboy Месяц назад

      So you're anti, you can't just watch Hitler bringing the jews to the concentration camps saying "I don't care", either you take a stance or you're willfully supporting the status quo, make up your mind stop being a pussy, also what a cuck.

    • Eco Fascist
      Eco Fascist Месяц назад

      FUCKING cuck

  • MTS BOUR
    MTS BOUR Месяц назад +1

    sooo michael jackson was racist?

    • nthnpark0
      nthnpark0 Месяц назад

      MTS BOUR
      for being around white people more than other races?

  • Billy Bob
    Billy Bob Месяц назад

    I hate blacks.

  • Carlo Cestaro
    Carlo Cestaro Месяц назад +1

    Slavery was banded in the Netherlands in 1814, so 1850 was 36 years after the abolition. The only country in love with slaves was the US, Europe came way before you.
    So yeah the point is that 1850 is not 12 years before the abolition of slavery.

    • nthnpark0
      nthnpark0 Месяц назад

      Carlo Cestaro
      So what? Netherlands still had Suriname anyway.

  • Justin Belshe
    Justin Belshe Месяц назад +1

    I can't believe any show still uses a laugh track...

    • nthnpark0
      nthnpark0 Месяц назад

      Justin Belshe
      gotta laugh at how that defender at 1:33 claims that it has nothing to do with slavery... when it actually does according to the book..oops! ditto for the completely bullshit excuse given for the afro and the big bright red lips neither of which you'll *never* see a black pete defender give a serious explanation for...

    • nthnpark0
      nthnpark0 Месяц назад

      Justin Belshe
      it doesnt hurt to have one in this case, especially with these idiots in denial and their bullshit excuses, the black pete defenders.

  • Jacke28
    Jacke28 Месяц назад

    Why do they have to pant their lips red...

    • jewboy
      jewboy Месяц назад

      +Jacke28 Hows the circlejerk going boys? Like the guy in the video said if you have a white persons lip underneath black paint it looks weird af, simple as that. A better question is why shouldn't he have red lips, who is deciding when someone looks too much like a real person? Do all black people have red lips? So why do you care?

    • Jacke28
      Jacke28 Месяц назад

      nthnpark0 maybe I’m wrong it’s a tradition right? Therefore it can’t be racist....

    • nthnpark0
      nthnpark0 Месяц назад

      Jacke28
      "You didn't know? Because a white person coming down the chimney gets big red lips along with an afro wig and a surinamese (black)accent. Why do you libruls and blacks always look for racism in everythang? thats just dutch tradition (that's only been around for less than a hundred years)!!!" ( *sarcasm* )

  • Mohsen Mustafa
    Mohsen Mustafa Месяц назад

    did he really just say *Negros* 1:43

    • jewboy
      jewboy Месяц назад

      Imagine this SJW getting all offended about someone saying "asians" or "hispanics" fucking cucked out little footsoldier of the SJW education-system, what a loser.

    • Eco Fascist
      Eco Fascist Месяц назад

      +R. V what kind of bullshit is that? Why would dutch people speak English alot especially the word 'Nigger' and i dont hear black people here say 'nigga' at all. Nice attempt at Taqiyyah

    • R. V
      R. V Месяц назад

      Mohsen Mustafa I live in The Netherlands and a lot of people still use the n word here, even black people use it

    • Eco Fascist
      Eco Fascist Месяц назад

      Negroes means black yes

    • nthnpark0
      nthnpark0 Месяц назад

      Mohsen Mustafa
      and did he really just say that blackface without red lips doesnt look nice (and he admitted that it *IS* blackface)

  • Rogier Eggink
    Rogier Eggink Месяц назад +1

    Black from chimney, no kids learn racism from childrens holiday

  • Arief Rahadian
    Arief Rahadian Месяц назад +1

    victim mentality again..., it is just never ending complain

    • Eco Fascist
      Eco Fascist Месяц назад

      +nthnpark0 black pete is an ancient tradition you dumb victemhood moron.

    • nthnpark0
      nthnpark0 Месяц назад

      +Arief Rahadian "wait, I don't understand what r u saying, my opinion is I can talk out of my ass about the black people and not expect other people to call me out on my bullshit. do you understand my concept?" Exactly what I said, little wingnut. You have the victim mentality.

    • Arief Rahadian
      Arief Rahadian Месяц назад +1

      +nthnpark0 wait, I don't understand what r u saying, my opinion is the black people is the one that have victim minded not the white people, do you understand my concept? It is just like a feminist, keep blaming man, that you're not doing good enough for woman, get it? It's also never ending complain,

    • nthnpark0
      nthnpark0 Месяц назад

      Arief Rahadian
      Yep, that's exactly what conservatives in a dominant majority (white people) do when they get called out on their bullshit is weep their white tears and cry victim. Just look at this wingnut at 1:48, he's claiming "libruls are calling my bullshit out because Black Pete got black going down the chimney" yet he *CAN'T* provide any explanation for how a white person coming down a chimney gets an afro wig.
      Ditto for the Black Pete defenders who claim that their "tradition" is being "attacked" when that tradition doesn't even go past their great grandparents because the caricature of black pete was only created in the 1850's. Just never ending complain is all white wingnuts do. It's time to grow the fuck up and move on from your wingnut past.

  • Thrasher987
    Thrasher987 Месяц назад

    I hear that IASIP jingle

  • Dr. Wier
    Dr. Wier Месяц назад +1

    Black Pete is black not because of the chimney, he's black because of his race. Black Pete can be played by actual black guys, white men and even white women. Sinterklaas is not Christmas. Sinterklaas is only racist for foreigners, especially Americans. Sinterklaas is not racist, on the contrary, it *mocks* racism.
    Thank you.

  • Daan Kanne
    Daan Kanne Месяц назад +1

    it is not true that 91% of the Dutch are cool with it... only 50% (still a high percentage) wants this tradition to stay this way- source:
    ioresearch.nl/Home/Nieuws/nederlanders-hechten-aan-zwarte-piet-maar-meningen-verschuiven#.XCehnlxKiM8

  • Ben Lewis
    Ben Lewis Месяц назад +2

    What the actual fuck? Do Dutch people really believe that this isn't racist?

    • nthnpark0
      nthnpark0 Месяц назад

      +Eco Fascist Wait, so something that began in the year *1850* (Jan Schenkman's creation of the Zwarte Piet aka Black Pete caricature) is "an ancient pagan tradition?" *LOL*

    • Eco Fascist
      Eco Fascist Месяц назад

      It's not racist, its an ancient pagan tradition where the black comes to take the sins of the supposed innocents.

    • nthnpark0
      nthnpark0 Месяц назад

      Ben Lewis
      It's like the Confederate Flag in the states where you have defenders in denial and claiming it's "tradition" even though that "tradition" only goes back a few generations (just like the Black Pete caricature was only created in 1850, not centuries and centuries or thousands of years ago), and that tradition, going by its own creators (William Porcher Miles and William Tappan Thompson, who explicitly talked about white supremacy) and those who popularized it, is racist (the confederate flag became popular in the 1950's and 60's due to backlash against the Civil Rights movement)

    • nthnpark0
      nthnpark0 Месяц назад

      Ben Lewis
      I'm sure they do know it's racist but they're just lying to themselves because they don't want to admit that something they fondly remember as children is fucked up in hindsight. I've yet to see any defenders of black pete caricature provide any explanation for how the caricature has big bright red lips and and afro, just like at 1:48 of the video.

  • FutbolVinotinto21
    FutbolVinotinto21 Месяц назад +1

    If they had Dwight dressed up as Belsnickle there wouldn’t be any problems.

  • Kj Mj
    Kj Mj Месяц назад

    Darkest days of entertainment?

  • Anssi Myllymäki
    Anssi Myllymäki Месяц назад +1

    Dave chappelle making white face is not racist and this is? Oh well. Snowflake s not good with logic.

    • jewboy
      jewboy Месяц назад

      +nthnpark0 Hurdurr history means everything, basically this kid just wants another special treatment for blacks, do whiteface all you want because white people never suffered but blck people are off-limits, see how that goes in a classroom, only the black kids can bully the white kids because history but white kids just have to sit there and take it and if they EVER say something back let's ruin their fucking lives. Nobody's going along with that retarded idea of yours mate, just give it up.

    • nthnpark0
      nthnpark0 Месяц назад

      +Eco Fascist Ill give you credit, wingnut, you are *THE* first black pete defender out of all this time I've seen come up with an explanation for the big bright red lips and afro.

    • nthnpark0
      nthnpark0 Месяц назад

      +Eco Fascist "its not afro its curls, and the lips become red because of the slips sliding down the chimney "........................ *ROFLMMMFAO!!!*

    • Eco Fascist
      Eco Fascist Месяц назад

      +nthnpark0 its not afro its curls, and the lips become red because of the slips sliding down the chimney against the stone wall. Triggered much snowflake?

    • nthnpark0
      nthnpark0 Месяц назад

      Anssi Myllymäki
      Didn't know that Dave Chappelle (with whites in charge of him, ditto for the movie "white chicks") powdering his face had the same connotation and history as black face (which is what Black Pete is, look at 1:48 of this video. The wingnut can't even explain how a white person going down a chimney not only comes out with solid black skin...but also big red lips and an afro) does. You snowflakes aren't good with logic.

  • Roland ten Napel
    Roland ten Napel Месяц назад +1

    lol, 'Zwarte Piet' is as related to Christmas as the Christmas tree (see pagan traditions). There is a real difference between celebrating the mid-winter darkness chasing away the sun and actively trying to re-introduce legalized slavery (hint USA) ;-)

    • Eco Fascist
      Eco Fascist Месяц назад

      +nthnpark0 it wasnt created in 1850 it is an old pagan tradition

    • Roland ten Napel
      Roland ten Napel Месяц назад

      +nthnpark0 I think what you mean is that's around the time the celebration was hijacked by the church, like so many celebrations have been. But I suppose the eggs during Easter are all about the shape of the stone used to seal Jesus' tomb...

    • nthnpark0
      nthnpark0 Месяц назад

      Roland ten Napel
      Except that it isn't. Black Pete was created in 1850. The tradition hasn't been around anymore than a few generations. Stop acting like it has been celebrated since forever when it hasn't.

  • Jopper Mijnlieff
    Jopper Mijnlieff Месяц назад +1

    SAINT NICOLAS THE WHITE GUY ON A HORSE is a turkish guy and he would atack slaveships to free people there s more nuance to this than ur alowing for

  • TheBushdoctor68
    TheBushdoctor68 Месяц назад

    Not a single child will complain when their Pete is a different color than black. There you go, problem solved.
    Any adult who argues that multi-colored Petes are not acceptable doesn't give a crap about the children and their holidays, and is only interested in maintaining Black Pete because THEY grew up with it, and therefor can never be racist. Not even when their fellow citizens who happen to have a different skin color tell them it actually is.
    People aren't racist because they feel like being racist. It's because they think that their racist theories aren't racist, but true.

    • jewboy
      jewboy Месяц назад

      +TheBushdoctor68 "SEE GUYS I TOLD YOU THEY WERE RACISTS I HAVE THIS RU-clip-COMMENT AS MY PROOF" fucking retard, just leave the country if you're so offended, don't forget to cancel your state-wellfare before leaving will ya?

    • TheBushdoctor68
      TheBushdoctor68 Месяц назад

      +Eco Fascist So, basically with 'Foreigners' you mean non-whites, and with 'my own people' you mean white people.
      If anything, your comments prove that Zwarte Piet is mainly defended by racists, like yourself. Thanks for making my point, because that makes it a LOT easier to convince the majority of society, who aren't racist, that it's a bad tradition, and that we should change it.

    • Eco Fascist
      Eco Fascist Месяц назад

      +TheBushdoctor68 i care what my people think, not 'citizenship' and the media

    • TheBushdoctor68
      TheBushdoctor68 Месяц назад

      +Eco Fascist You also don't give a shit about what your own citizens think.

    • Eco Fascist
      Eco Fascist Месяц назад +1

      No its because we dont give a shit what foreigners think and we shouldnt

  • allasar
    allasar Месяц назад

    Is it racist? Yes, and those who say it isn't are wrong. But the reason why people are defending the portrayal of Black Pete is because their aim is not racist in nature. Again, they are wrong, but I hope that the rest of the world doesn't see every Dutch person as a racist.
    Should Black Pete's portrayal be changed? Yes. And it has. Black Pete no longer is fully black, but a white person with some black streaks on the face (just like a chimney sweeper would have). I personally would have liked to see the image changed to a regular black person, played by black people. The reason for this is as follows: I can't really think of another black person who is a child hero, other than Black Pete. As such, we are (in this case literally) white washing another character.

  • Rich 91
    Rich 91 Месяц назад

    You should see noddy gollywog

  • Boris The Soviet Love-Hammer
    Boris The Soviet Love-Hammer Месяц назад

    %91 of Dutch people are cool with it... What percent of Dutch people are white?

    • jewboy
      jewboy Месяц назад

      Not enough :D

  • Nanyana
    Nanyana Месяц назад

    BTW: Can someone explain it me, why this is isn't racist?
    ru-clip.com/video/aevkbnka9hm/видео.html

    • Eco Fascist
      Eco Fascist Месяц назад

      +nthnpark0 you are replying to every comment, why are you so obsessed with black pete, triggered much?

    • nthnpark0
      nthnpark0 Месяц назад

      +Nanyana "So racial mockery is ok (white chicks) as long as there is no history of slavery? " "white chicks" a stupid one off movie *produced by white people" is "racial mockery?"
      Compared to the *LONG HISTORY* of whites mocking blacks (including the Black Pete bullshit. *Again, I have yet to see one single Black Pete defender like yourself provide ANY explanation for not only the solid black facepaint but also the big bright red lips and the afro wigs.CRICKETS CHIRPING*
      But I see that you *ARE* okay with racial mockery with the "black pete" caricature.
      "It means that black people (I'm sorry if this is an offensive idiom, I don't know how to say it else) can draw any charicature pictures of white people. But vica versa it's racist." So now you've trivialized and downplayed this to just "drawing pictures"
      Why do wingnuts like you *LOVE* to talk out of your asses so much? Seriously?

    • nthnpark0
      nthnpark0 Месяц назад

      +Nanyana You're not making any sense. " Kids love him." That's a *pathetic excuse* because kids don't know a damn thing other than what adults tell them. If you replaced this racial caricature with someone else giving out candy then kids would love that too.

    • Nanyana
      Nanyana Месяц назад

      +nthnpark0 But Black Pete is a beloved (not mocked) character. Kids love him. They don't see him as less.
      So racial mockery is ok (white chicks) as long as there is no history of slavery? That seems a bit skewed to me. It means that black people (I'm sorry if this is an offensive idiom, I don't know how to say it else) can draw any charicature pictures of white people. But vica versa it's racist. Where do you draw the line? And are the drawings off Mohammed of muslims racist then?

  • Nanyana
    Nanyana Месяц назад

    Yes, Black Pete should become Pete and all references to black people should be removed.
    Allthough I believe Black Pete should change, people (outside of Holland) still don't understand the character. It's easy to judge this from the outside, while you don't know the entire story. If you want to report on this, please do it properly. This is the so maniest time people are not showing the entire picture.

  • Tji Tjak
    Tji Tjak Месяц назад +1

    www.wildgeraasdefilm.nl/ do your homework before you claim something

  • SH C
    SH C Месяц назад

    Oh man that’s shockingly offensive

  • christopher békési
    christopher békési Месяц назад

    This is definitely a country I would never raise children in.

    • christopher békési
      christopher békési Месяц назад

      +R. V No it doesn't. It's a country full of hippies, socialists, police who doesn't do what they should, and junkies.

    • christopher békési
      christopher békési Месяц назад

      +Eco Fascist Butthurt much? 😂😂

    • R. V
      R. V Месяц назад

      christopher békési your loss. The Netherlands has one of the highest standards of living in the world

    • Eco Fascist
      Eco Fascist Месяц назад

      We dont want you either, cuck

  • Raging Ronin47
    Raging Ronin47 Месяц назад

    Guaco Paco? You fuckin kiddin me?! Make that an actual thing!! (Im Latino btw)

  • Archangel17
    Archangel17 Месяц назад

    It's funny reading all those "traditions can change", "tradition is not a good reason", ....
    Wait untill the baby jesus has to be given a more brown skin similar to that of middle eastern people, everyone will go nuts. Because isn't it racist to make jesus' skin white, while we know it wasn't?
    In the netherlands I guess they just overdid the whole black pete thing, because here in Flanders, there is no problem with it. Black pete is the equal and a friend of Sinterklaas and a jolly fellow.
    If I remember correctly someone even wrote about Sinterklaas and Black Pete a few years before the abolishment of slavery to PROMOTE the abolishment by making black pete a slave freed by Sinterklaas. The original old story of Sinterklaas is that he was a bishop in Turkey (before it became islamic) and freed children from slavery on one of his travels.
    I also find it quite hypocritical that black people always point to racism because of slavery, plenty of white people have been slaves too, at a time black/brown people had more white slaves than the other way around. You don't hear us crying about this past. Should I hate everything that is Roman because they enslaved white people from the area I now live in?
    If a majority of the population is against it, the tradition will die out from its own, if not ask why, are all people racist, or is that maybe those that see it as racist don't get the whole picture? I am sure there will be people that see racism in every little thing.
    I once read a "story"/joke. It comes down to the fact that within a few decades (2-3) a child asks his/her father why there aren't black pete's while there are pete's of every color. The point of this "story" is that you can always find something wrong. Forcing black pete's change like it is done in the Netherlands might just result in another kind of racism, because black people might be afraid to play black pete and be seen from a far as racist themselves. Their isn't even a concensus in the black community about black pete.
    And then as last thing, Black pete is also used to make sure the children don't recognise the person playing black pete, similar to how santa claus without a beard would make the person playing him too recognisable/less special.
    But all in all the most important thing to the festivities are the presents the children get from Sinterklaas and black pete. I haven't even seen a black pete for years in real life, because they tend to only appear in the schools or during "the arrival" in the country.

  • Derek Smit
    Derek Smit Месяц назад

    Jim this is just a terrible video. The black guy who is linking it to racism and the black face actors, that's an American thing. We never had that 'tradition' in the Netherlands. Sure it fine to change to black to purple. But don't act like it's all racism. The kids don't even think about races like you do. You are just putting your own American view on something you never even experienced as a kid. It's like someone starts saying Santa shouldn't have elves because people can be offended because it looks like child slaves.

  • Nyu Refugee
    Nyu Refugee Месяц назад

    Why are you *ucking search any racist context anywhere, and even if you manage to find any, think it has any influence on sb's life? Actual agression and threat are bad, but probably offensive things are *ullshit. Stop being a pussy, it's only about feelings. Can't deal with them- pardon, your problems, idk, die? Everyone is offended by everything, stop making this world "perfect", that is not a point [and not gonna happen, you know?]. When you help people that is how you make the world the better place, but not forcing people to stop perceiving it the way they do, as you can find anything racist any *ucking where. STOP! :(

  • Nyu Refugee
    Nyu Refugee Месяц назад +1

    Dear Jim Jefferies. You are losing it. :(

    • Eco Fascist
      Eco Fascist Месяц назад

      Why would you be watching jim jefferies the white guilt cuck

  • N Xarigow
    N Xarigow Месяц назад +1

    Haha what an hypocrisy, If traditions is so important to the Dutch, why have they homosexual rights and women rights, why did they leave those traditions where women had no rights and homosexuality was punishment ???. I can call them hypocrite racists.

  • Sietse Van Overstraeten
    Sietse Van Overstraeten Месяц назад +1

    I like How all this foreigners Come and comment on our tradition like they are the Most educated people on That topic.
    1: The only people I see hating on this are middle aged white women.
    2: Every kid, black or white, loves black pete.
    3: The legend says That Sinter Klaas saved Black pete from living a life of crime. Black pete helped Sinter Klaas delivering presents to kids Since then.

    Now go fuck off and stop saying we are racist. You are from the USA, Which is by far more racist than Belgium or The Netherlands.
    You guys even elected a racist president so Why Dont YOU FUCK OFF AND FIX YOUR OWN COUNTRY

    • Eco Fascist
      Eco Fascist Месяц назад

      Reminder that zwarte piet is our old pagan tradition

  • Sietse Van Overstraeten
    Sietse Van Overstraeten Месяц назад

    Then Why do all kids, EVEN BLACK KIDS, adore black pete? They love him.
    And oh, If we are starting on commenting on other countries culture Lets Get started on the USA.
    Less than 100 years ago (1930’s and before) it was a daily occurence That black people would be burned alive and hung, just for pleasure.
    So instead of saying our culture is racist (Which it isnt, Belgium and the Netherlands are a lot more left wing than the USA) go look at your own.
    Go fuck off to your own country of gun crime and obesity and dept

  • Trade Craft
    Trade Craft Месяц назад

    why cant we all just paint our faces any color and not give a fuck about it?....i hear ya, arguments are valid, but we are also diving deeper into the rabbit hole.....lets us be done with it, we are all just brains trapped in shitty bodies. we are the same type of human, race is not real, nationality is not real either...whyyyyy are we so fckn awkward !

  • Dan T
    Dan T Месяц назад

    To quote Austin Powers Dad..
    “There's only two things I hate in this world. People who are intolerant of other people's cultures and the Dutch.” In this case its the same thing.

  • Stoned_Ninja
    Stoned_Ninja Месяц назад +1

    Jim Jefferies used to be funny but he's nothing put a PC puppet, the guy can't think for himself - NPC mother tucker

  • R
    R 2 месяца назад

    Why not change the paint to purple, like what they did with dragonball's mr. Popo

  • Nicholas Brehl
    Nicholas Brehl 2 месяца назад

    I love how Jim exposes how illogical Hannes is by asking him if he thinks his made-up caricatures are racist. It goes to show you how susceptible we are to defend ideas/traditions that we are accustomed to, even if they clearly go against common ethical standards.

    • Eco Fascist
      Eco Fascist Месяц назад

      Because no one cares if its racist or not, it doesnt matter its not a priority, the Netherlands is a germanic white country they have no reason to listen to foreigners.

  • Adrian Davies
    Adrian Davies 2 месяца назад

    If its not racist, why not dress up like that and walk down Vilikazi Street in Soweto?

  • -Gemberkoekje-
    -Gemberkoekje- 2 месяца назад

    I just want to say, the only thing racist about black Pete is how he looks, it's a tradition we kept that looks racist now.

    • Eco Fascist
      Eco Fascist Месяц назад

      Its not racists, its our germanic pagan tradition

  • Ajax 2.0
    Ajax 2.0 2 месяца назад

    I grew up in Holland didn't find it offensive but just weird af XD It is racist however but Dutch people aren't so its a weird dichotomy? Traditions can be very confusing because the reason for doing it can change?!?

  • Pat Tanackered
    Pat Tanackered 2 месяца назад

    I'm liberal but honestly couldn't give a shit about this. I try to be mindful about people's feelings but this shouldn't offend modern black people and I'm not sure that it even does, only high profile racial action groups

  • Volta
    Volta 2 месяца назад

    Black Pete is not black because of his etnicity.. It's funny that you think that I, as a white man, turn black for a few weeks a year, and then go back to being white the rest of the year.

    No, you nitwit, before you start judging our culture, do some investigation and you will find out that Black Pete isn't black because of his skin colour, he is black because of the soot. Black Pete is made black because of European Folkoric festives in which blackness represents joy and fortune for the new year.

    That's the tradition, that evolves like everything does in life, and nowadays we only care about the blackness of Pete, to make sure that our kids won't recognize us. The black colour is used for the surprise effect to kids. As this party is for kids of ALL skin colours. And kids of all skin colours love the party. So please, mind your own fucking business and be the Social Justice Warrior somewhere else.

  • Trip Fisk
    Trip Fisk 2 месяца назад +2

    Jim Jefferies has fallen low since his Alcoholocast 2010 days, jokes he wouldn't dare do at any venue in 2018, let alone on politically correct Comedy Central as it exists today. I guess every entertainer eventually sells out to make it mainstream and make the big money. PS I'm not white and looking from the outside in find that white people, mostly pampered middle and upper middle class ones that have never been around us colored folk, are the most PC, like they have to save all the non-white people who are less fortunate than them from the big bad world and "racism" and discrimination and other white people, or what have you. It's just a modern day version of The Great White Hope.

  • Rockomax
    Rockomax 2 месяца назад +1

    I think that the Sinterklaas is racist towards white people. Why does it have to be a white guy paying for all the shit.

  • dennis de bruycker
    dennis de bruycker 2 месяца назад +1

    Fucking Americans ruining your own country and now trying to ruin the Netherlands who even is he some stupid sjw american gtfo of Holland . because something looks racist does not mean it is and btw many black people are fine with black pete the people he interviews are the kind of people that protest when he arrives of the boat ruining it for all the kids truely sad

  • dennis de bruycker
    dennis de bruycker 2 месяца назад +1

    Real struggels you wont do dislike a video but it has 420 dislikes

  • dennis de bruycker
    dennis de bruycker 2 месяца назад +1

    From the darkest days of entertainment IN AMERICA not in Holland and he is not a slave he comes from Spain and purely based on the clothes he wears you can see he is not a slave ,still blackface tho

  • Hudaef Cares?
    Hudaef Cares? 2 месяца назад

    I think there's no need to end traditions like this; just change it. Instead of black face, just dress in all black and a black mask. Why couldn't they substitute the face painting for a mask? (The robber mask not the jabbawockeez mask) Change the definition of Black Pete. And if anyone still argues, they're either the 'abhors change' type or they're racist.

  • Nomens NoNescio
    Nomens NoNescio 2 месяца назад

    Quincy would make a great black Pete!!

  • Sjorben
    Sjorben 2 месяца назад

    Lol those dutch children dont speak a single word of english xD thats so fake

  • 1992fafnir
    1992fafnir 2 месяца назад

    fuck that. intent matters. im fed up with people being offended

  • Simon Barnett
    Simon Barnett 2 месяца назад

    Jim! stop being a corporate CUNT

  • Simon Barnett
    Simon Barnett 2 месяца назад

    Jim i love your comedy. but this is absolute shite! this is not at all racist, you even prexfixed that yourself with the "myth" of Sinta Klaus". If Dutch people are inherently racist they would have abolished this a long time before you were conceived (plus all of the progressive and liberal socially inclusive policies indoctrinated in the Netherlands". Don't get all bullshit American mainstream; the Dutch are a great social barometer of fairness and inclusion regardless of creed or colour. Let's be more Dutch.

  • fuckfannyfiddlefart
    fuckfannyfiddlefart 2 месяца назад

    Black Peter because black people are bad people and are something kids should be frightened of!!

    OMG! What is wrong with these people.

    • Axl ax
      Axl ax 2 месяца назад

      No you retard. Your clueless

  • J. Alexander
    J. Alexander 2 месяца назад

    The only people i see complaining about black pete are either not dutch or identify as dutch, so fuck off let us have our thing, i don't care if you see it as racist, you don't celebrate it anyways

  • morfanaion
    morfanaion 2 месяца назад

    The figure of Black Pete has too much history to be covered in a 4.5 minute comedy piece. Quincy Gario here mentions that Black Pete was introduced in 1850, 15 years before the abolishment of slavery. But that statement lacks quite a bit of nuance right there. First off, slavery was not abolished before 1865 by Dutch law, that's true. But it was not practiced in the mainland of the Netherlands, slavery was a thing that was mostly practiced within the colonies. Was that bad? Of course. Did the mainland profit in any way from the practice? Well, yes, most likely, but the point is that slavery was not something that was on the people's mind back then. So that's one thing that Quincy glosses over here. The other is that, before the introduction of the figure that was later called Black Pete, Sinterklaas already had companions. Those companions you still see in other parts of Europe in celebrations around the figure of Sinterklaas (or Saint Nicolas), but they are/were much more demonic. They too are painted black, but are made to look unhuman. So, where does that figure come from then? To understand that, we need to look back to the times when christianity was introduced in Europe. Back then there were a lot of pagan religions spread throughout Europe, each with their own celebrations. The summer and winter solstices were particularly important in those celebrations and rituals and in many winter solstices there were rituals that involved blackened, demonic figures. When missionaries tried to convert those pagan tribes to christianity, they altered celebrations to include some of those ancient figures in order to increase acceptance. This is how those demonic figures were initially linked to Saint Nicolas. In fact, it is this demonic figure that caused the church in the Netherlands to ban the celebrations for quite a while (though people still secretly celebrated it at home). In the early to mid 1800's the celebrations became more publicly acceptable again, but a school teacher in Amsterdam by the name of Jan Schenkman thought the demonic figure to be too scary for the children. For that reason he reshaped the demonic figure, whose sole purpose was to punish the bad children, into a friendlier looking man that was a helper for Sinterklaas. However, just like the old christian missionaries, in order to maintain acceptance (and because it made it easier for those dressing up like him to be unrecognisable), he kept the blackness of the demonic figure. Later, most people (including the people that still live in our old colonies) started associating the blackness with the fact that Black Pete had gone through so many chimneys that he could never really get it all off anymore. Now, I will admit that some idiots have started adding characteristics and elements that would push him in the direction of being from African descent (at one point they had gold earrings, the hairdo's were altered to mimick those of african descent and some really moronic people started putting on accents in their speach), but that's not what the figure was originally about. If you ask me, those elements should indeed be reverted, but we need to understand the origins, need to understand that those origins are not racist at all (the pagans had never even seen people from Africa) and need to look for a way that we can all accept Black Pete for who he really is: a friend and helper for Saint Nicolas, without whom the old fool would be lost.

  • X-File
    X-File 2 месяца назад

    The Netherlands is not America. You're the racist.

  • malley333
    malley333 2 месяца назад

    Yea.. except the fact that Black Pete is actually centuries older then the quincy gario crap story (who is only after reprimation payments from the dutch government). You came all the way to Holland again and only show this crap. You should have talked to Arnold Jan Scheer who actually researched the history of black Pete. Or the Sint and Pete Guild. Black Pete comes from pre Christian yuletide midwinter celebrations.. he is that old..
    oh and the last scene with the dutch left wing snowflake celebrity’s kids... cringeworthy

    • malley333
      malley333 2 месяца назад

      Also, the blackface thing is a racist American thing thats never been a thing in Holland.

  • Rich C
    Rich C 2 месяца назад

    I guess it’s easier to talk about Black Pete helping Santa instead of the Black Moors ruled and civilized Europe. Every thing will be brought to light and your shame will be unbearable. You should be relieved that time has been so kind and pray that the lord has mercy for what you have done to his true and living.

  • Killerclowns hate youtube
    Killerclowns hate youtube 2 месяца назад

    If you think zwarte piet is racist. You are retarded

  • Steevie1994
    Steevie1994 2 месяца назад +1

    It's not a christmas character ffs it's a ''Sinterklaas feest'' character

  • Podcast smile
    Podcast smile 2 месяца назад

    do you know what is racist? if you call brown people black. black pete is black, not brown as what you call black? if I paint my face yellow and you think you say i look Chinese, you are racist.

  • S childer
    S childer 2 месяца назад

    Good idea to ban Black Pete. Let's switch to White Pete. I bet whiteface is less offensive.

  • Wouter van den Broek
    Wouter van den Broek 2 месяца назад

    We ( holland) should change it, i see no problem there.
    But i have no doubt some fucktards will call cinder pete (or whatever dfuck they think off) racist aswell, it's a matter of time..
    we are living in a world were people get offended to fucking easy and draw the racism card way to fast, but hey you've got to have something to bitch about, it's not like there are more important things going on...

  • Arad Seyed
    Arad Seyed 2 месяца назад

    Je kanker zemmel moeder

  • Juan Rambolito
    Juan Rambolito 2 месяца назад +1

    This tradition is outrageous, the children basically learn at a very early age that black people can be funny and give presents... I don't want any part of it...

  • Widdekuu91
    Widdekuu91 2 месяца назад

    Jim Jefferie, I loved your show and I was amazed by your cop-documentary.
    But I'm not even going to watch this shit.
    There's about fifty different traditions in the world (Spain, UK, India) that include putting black paint on your face. But sure, the Dutch worshipping a guy with soot on his face is racist.
    Go fuck yourself, Jim. I'm done watching your show.

  • Juan Rambolito
    Juan Rambolito 2 месяца назад

    The whole tradition is several thousands of years old and in some European regions they still celebrate Krampus and his good brother, Krampus is the original Black Pete, as the bringer of punishment for naughty children. Of course Christians had to take this tradition too and made it about some saint they found to have thrown some gold near houses where children lived. This was Bishop Nicoleas from Myra, in modern day Turkey.
    In Holland in the 17th century, an age in which Holland was known for its slave trade, rich nobles established a trend of owning an accompanying slaveboy, adorned with golden rings and (slave)bracelets, with colorfull clothing in the fashion of the time. In the early nineteenth century, a bookwriter telling the story of Sint Nicolas with songs, based himself for illustrations of the helpers of Saint Nic, on paintings from the seventeenth century of these slaveboys. So yes, the image is racist.
    But when a people have seen this archetypal depiction and associated it with gifts and good times throughout their childhood for generations, they are kinda primed to overlook its racist connotations, especially since racism was never intended. Poor research on behalf of the writer of the initial book, with a change to Spain, and Mores (as in the later Turks, who at one point controled a part of Spain) must have been the helpers, who must have looked like that... The days before internet and bookresearch...
    The nasty part is that every year, around that time, thousands of black Dutch boys are called Black Pete by their peers... The conservative Dutch seem unwilling for now to change small aspects of Black Petes appearance, out of a deeprooted fear of losing their heritage to multiculturalism due to (what they regard as) high influx of refugees. This and a forced European union make nationalists cling to their traditions even more...
    This tradition had been changing over thousands of years and if you ask me we change it back to Krampus and his brother. Away with Christian oppression, back to our old roots. As an example of how childhood priming makes people overlook the racist aspect, in the following video a celebration of Sinterklaas by black people, in Surinam (frmr British Guyana) ru-clip.com/video/jzyofzjh47i/видео.html. Most protesters against Sinterklaas come from this former Dutch colony. Priming also worked for McDonalds, since you can remember childhood birthday parties and still won't buy a whopper (for instance).

  • Alex Vyncke
    Alex Vyncke 2 месяца назад +13

    In belgium, zwarte piet is still ironclad a part of it. without any controversy like in the netherlands. BP is black bc of that many ashes of the chimney. Sinterklaas and BP are the way they are bc the children wouldn't recognise them. hence the large beard for the one and black makeup for the other. we don't put red lipstick on though, nor do we wear earrings. even within etnic groups in belgium, there are no protests. most sint en piet duo's are recognisable people to children. that's why they dress up.
    we had a daily kids television show in the early nineties that explains the hell out of the tradition, that shows bp is actually a white man that went through such an amount of chimeys he can't get the black ashes off his face and hands anymore. we also learned BP was fun and joyfull, while Sinterklaas was older, sturdier, but still liked kids a lot (ref jesus who wanted the kids to get by his side). we also saw that their relationship was one of equals, not a master and his slave/subordinate. they were friends, who sometimes had their differences. Both hated fake pretenders, loved their horse 'Slechtweervandaag' (BadWeatherToday) which they got one day when it was such bad weather, it didn't seem they would get ready to get all children of the land their presents in time, stuff like that. The show is/was so popular that it still airs to this day, with some extra parts added 10 years ago (i think they added a mamasita of sorts as a cook, and a whacky professor that explains some stuff even more in detail, stuff like that).
    In holland, they didn't do this show or something like that and did in fact keep hanging in the master-subordinate tradition. I get that up there, people get more upset.

    some of these protesters also make a big problem of the cross of Sinterklaas' hat. What do you think about that? isn't it allowed to be a christian tradition anymore, which it very much is? Very interested to hearing an opinion about that.
    From the outside, I get that it looks very condemmable. but it really is lousy research. the fact he has his 'frank anne' and other cards with him, confirms jims bias. if in holland 91% doesn't see the problem, i garantee in belgium and flanders it will be at least at 95%.

    • Aquana989
      Aquana989 15 дней назад

      'Without controversy', my dude WHAT are you smoking, there were heated fucking debates on national television in Belgium (which is where I'm from by the way, just like you). People were boycotting the arrival for shit's sake. Don't lie?
      Just fucking admit it's racist and move on the the Cinder Pete.'s
      And don't speak for the entirety of Belgium while you're at it, because, guess what, ding dong you are WRONG.

    • Griffith Right
      Griffith Right Месяц назад +1

      was there lipstick and soul glow in the chimney as well? going down a chimney doesn't give you a jheri curl...smh

    • TheBushdoctor68
      TheBushdoctor68 Месяц назад

      Racism is almost never considered racism by the offender, because they can't place themselves in the situation of the ones that are affected by it. The fact that you did not include a single word about how your black/brown community experiences this topic is very much an example of that.
      Personally I don't consider Black Pete as a racist statement, but when my countrymen who happen to be colored DO take offense, then I feel I should take that into serious consideration and make all efforts to change that into something we all can be happy about. Especially when the solution is quite simple.

  • tovm74
    tovm74 2 месяца назад +1

    "looking at the world through USA tinted glasses" .... that should be the title of this video ...