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When a White Santa Just Won't Do

A Seattle initiative aims to give kids the chance to take a photo with a black Santa. (Joshua McNichols/KUOW)

If you’re looking to take your kid to see one, it’s not always easy to find a black Santa Claus. African-American Santas have been around for years, but often in limited quantities. For example, the Nordstrom department store in Seattle has long had a black Santa around the holidays – but their hours and days are limited.

Now, there’s a group of guys out to change that. Joshua McNichols from Here & Now contributor KUOW has more.

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