France

Black Paris visit with Malaak Shabazz

In February is celebrated the “Black History Month” in the US and Canada officially. Every year during this month several tributes are organized to Black History Men for their fight against slavery and for their civil rights.

This year, I decided to pay hommage to them thanks to Malaak Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X. She was in Paris in February invited by the CRAN for the 50th anniversary of her father’s passing and a visit of the Black Paris had been organised to share with her part of French Black History.

Let’s discover Paris from a different point of view thanks to htis tour organized by Kévi. (http://www.blakpariswalks.com)

Racism in broad daylight

On 17th October 2013, on TV, a prime time reporting show broadcast a documentary about the new faces of an extremist political French party.

This video reminds the facts and show what some inhabitants of the area did in reaction to what they named racist insults.

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Racism has no color

I’ve known it in schoolyard. I could hear some people trying to speak with an African accent or some remarks worthy of parents. Yes, a 7 year-old child doesn’t usually have such “political” opinion and when could be heard things like “Go home Nigger!” I didn’t really know what to answer. Continue reading

Challenges of September

This month has been full of actions. Let’s have a look at them:

-         For my job, I’m getting ready for my second trip to Haiti (video in edition)
-      The france TV channel video contest released the winner and the project “30 ans Ailleurs” (being 30 anywhere else). Very nice teaser video. Congratulations to Katia Quéméré et Ivan Lessous.
-          Soon I’ll post the video I sent for this contest.

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