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Yes, French People of Color Are Allowed To Celebrate the World Cup

A few weeks ago, on the 11th of July 2018, during a G20 meeting in Hamburg (Germany), Emmanuel Macron, the very young French president known for his respect and his tact towards his fellow African colleagues had the audacity to think that, after 3 diplomatic trips to Africa, he had found the reasons that prevent the continent to develop itself. Therefore, it is not without condescension  that Macron explained that the continent suffers from a

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“The Nights of the Blacks” in France: Between Racism and Traditions

Thanks to football player Antoine Griezmann and YouTuber Shera Kerienski, France was well on track to finish on the podium concerning black faces in 2017. However, all is not lost and 2018 seems to be a promising year. “The night of the Blacks,” at the heart of the Dunkerque carnival, is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary on March 13th. Faces painted in black, red lipsticks, black turtlenecks, raffia skirts and bone necklaces constitute the dress code

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Youth Crime in Ivory Coast: What You Need to Know About “The Microbes”

The last few years, Abidjan, the Ivorian economic capital, has been invaded by small groups of children aged from 8 to 16 years old. Fitted with weapons such as knives, machetes or axes and often under the influence of hard drugs, these kids spread terror and fear in the whole city. This set of gangs were “born” in 2011 during the post-electoral crisis that affected the country: mostly living out of their parental homes, the

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