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Brooklyn's Black Santa Explains Why Christmas Joy Has No Color

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 12.23.2016 | Parents

Anthony Newerls’ dedication to spreading the holiday spirit goes beyond that of the average mall Santa. For the past decade, Newerls, 47, has served...

Tell A Different Story About Santa This Holiday Season

The Conversation US | Posted 12.23.2016 | Religion
The Conversation US

Peggy Albers, Georgia State University It is that time of year again: People are dusting off their holiday decorations in order to make their homes ...

Mall Of America Will Host A Black Santa This Year For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.03.2017 | Black Voices

’Tis the season of joy and mall Santas. For Larry Jefferson-Gamble, that means leaving his home in Dallas and traveling to Minneapolis’ Mall of Am...

10 Things Black People MUST Know This Holiday Season

Karu F. Daniels | Posted 11.12.2016 | Black Voices
Karu F. Daniels

As some of us grinches reluctantly get dragged kicking and screaming into the holiday cheer, I was called upon to construct a list of the 10 Things Black People MUST Know This Holiday Season. And before you even ask "why Black people," well, that's because that's what I am. It's all in good fun.

The Trifecta of Race in America

Marlene G. Fine | Posted 03.01.2014 | Media
Marlene G. Fine

As long as those of us who are in the dominant culture believe our thinking is natural and normal, we refuse to question it, even in the face of contrary evidence.

Santa for Colored Girls

Diedre A. Ware | Posted 02.19.2014 | Fifty
Diedre A. Ware

This man we idolized should have looked more like me. Or, rather, like my father. Because that's who he had been all along.

Emily Swanson

Americans Don't Care What Race Santa Is. Except For Republicans -- They Think He's White

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

Most Americans don't care about Santa's race, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll, but nearly half of the Republicans surveyed think Santa should ...

Black Santa

Les Trent | Posted 02.15.2014 | Black Voices
Les Trent

Yes Megyn, Santa is sometimes black. Sometimes he's even in a wheelchair. Santa is any way you imagine him because he's magical that way.

'I'm Black As Hell'

Posted 12.15.2013 | Comedy

Santa Claus made a pre-Christmas Eve stop by Weekend Update this Saturday to address Megyn Kelly's claim that he's a white guy, and he made one thing ...

Teacher Disciplined For Telling Black Student 'Santa Is White'

The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico high school teacher has been disciplined after a parent says the man told his black son that Santa Claus is whi...

'Can Santa Claus Be A Black Man?' Billboard Doesn't Go Over Well

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.04.2013 | College

A billboard asking "Can Santa Claus be a black man?" was removed after sparking controversy at the Indiana University Bloomington campus, WTHR reports...

White Privilege and the Snow-White Santa

Lisa Wade | Posted 02.26.2013 | Black Voices
Lisa Wade

Theoretically anyone could be Santa. Yet, while we may see the occasional non-white Santa at the mall or in novelty holiday stories, he is unbearably and overwhelmingly white in our (google-able) imagination.