Deltas host 36th annual Breakfast with Santa

THE WEEKLY CHALLENGER — Children hopped up on too much sugar and parents enjoying a delicious catered meal was the scene of this year’s annual St. Petersburg Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Breakfast with Santa. […read more]


What Color Is Your Santa Claus?

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist   In case you haven’t noticed, ‘tis the season … to have another controversy illuminating America’s race-driven fault lines. This time we can thank Fox News’ talk-show host Megyn Kelly for responding to a December 12 essay by writer Read More


Stop Saying Santa is White

[Salon] In case you thought Megyn Kelly was an isolated example of the ferocious, ridiculous lengths to which some people will go to maintain an imaginary figure’s whiteness — a New Mexico teacher was disciplined last week for challenging an African-American’s student’s Santa costume. Christopher Read More


Dutch Push Back Against “Black Pete” Criticism

TOBY STERLING, Associated Press AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Facebook page seeking to preserve the “Black Pete” clowns in blackface who accompany St. Nicholas to the Netherlands during the holidays has become the fastest-growing Dutch-language page ever, receiving 1 million “likes” in a single day. The Read More