Recent events in America highlight the continued plague of racism on society. Here, I describe the nature of stereotypes in other parts of the New World with a legacy of slavery and suggest that such stereotypes have an impact on racism.
Can Zwarte Piet still be black? What does the academic have to say about this? Or should we keep silent?
The debate about the racist nature of 'Zwarte Piet' ('Black Pete') as part of the Sinterklaas festivities reveals modern forms of prejudice. Recent research on the intersection of psychology, physiology, and neuroscience uncover this type of prejudice.