S2 Ep. 3 — What color is Dutch? Lifelines Twisted by Bias — Europe Talks Back

Although the Netherlands is internationally seen as a progressive country, the reality that many ethnic groups experience daily looks very different from the inside. In fact, over the past few decades, an ongoing battle against institutional racism has been taking place in the country. In this episode of Europe Talks Back, host Juli Simond tells the story of Marisella de Cuba, who was born on Aruba, a Caribbean island facing the coast of Venezuela that is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. When Marisella moved to the Netherlands’ mainland at a young age, she found herself confronting a society plagued by racism, which propelled her into activism.

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