"It's an attack at the very heart of the French Republic". This is how the country's Justice Minister, Christiane Taubira, describes a recent spate of racist acts directed at herself. The politician was recently compared to a monkey on a far-right candidate's Facebook page, and taunted with a banana by a 12-year-old at a street protest. Annette Young and her guests discuss the rise of racism in contemporary France.
Louis-Georges TIN, President of the French Black Coalition;
Madjid MESSAOUDENNE, Councillor, Saint Denis, Paris;
Nonna MAYER, Research Director at CNRS, the French Public Research Centre;
Philippe MOREAU CHEVROLET, Commentator at Le Nouvel Observateur.
Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges and Haxie Meyers-Belkin
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