| December 21, 2012
The burden of being black Santa
The people who play the man in the big red suit say it’s the best job in the world. Although they’re only employed for about two months of the year, it certainly doesn’t stop these dedicated men to don the long white beards and red velvet jumpsuit. But a few men across the U.S. are attempting to challenge the iconic image of Santa Claus, with the simple phrase: “Why can’t Santa be black?” TheGrio.com reports.