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August 30 2013

Black France A three-part series looking at the history of France's black community and their long…

Black France
A three-part series looking at the history of France’s black community and their long struggle for recognition.

Between one and five million French citizens claim African or Caribbean heritage. These numbers are, however, estimates, as population censuses do not recognise race.

For over a century, black immigrants, though never officially identified as different, were treated as ’others’.

Even today, of France’s 577 members of parliament, only five are black.

This three-part series tells the story of blacks in France - a long history of segregation, racism, protest, violence, culture and community building - from the turn of the 20th century until the present day.
#aljazeera #documentaire #france #diaspora #afrique #caraïbes #metropole #histoire #société

August 13 2013

Hiding in plain view : Dealing with the legacies of Dutch slavery

Hiding in plain view: Dealing with the legacies of Dutch #slavery

The year 2013 marks 150 years since the abolishment of slavery in the former — mostly Caribbean — Dutch colonies. It’s worth mentioning at the outset that the Dutch abolished slavery a while after the British (1833) and French (1848) and, only after much resistance. To mark the occasion, #Africa_in_the_Picture, an African Film […]

#HISTORY #keti_koti #Melissa_Weiner #The_Netherlands #The_Next_Step #Traces_of_the_Trade #Tula

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