The Pot Calling the Kettle Backwards

I didn’t want to write about the artist Makode Aj Linde, since a lot has been written on him already. Besides, womanist-musings wrote an excellent critique on Linde’s “performance art piece,” to which I can add very little. However, then I came across the following statement on a Dutch language website:

“Sweden is still way behind the Netherlands with regard to the multicultural society. In fact, people think that blacks are cakes…”

Compare and contrast:

Makode Aj Linde's "blackface cake".
A Dutch Zwarte Piet "blackface cake".

People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw any stones.