France: How Can One Be Black in a Country Where Race Does Not Exist?
Rokhaya Diallo is a French journalist, writer, filmmaker, and activist for racial, gender, and religious equality. TV host and a pundit on several French and international networks, Diallo is also a contributor to several newspapers and magazines. She has produced and/or has directed TV and radio programs and documentaries including the award-winning Steps to Liberty. She has published Racism: a guide; France Belongs to Us; France: One and Multicultural, How to talk to kids about racism, Afro!; and a graphic novel Pari(s) d'Amies.
Ms. Diallo's Athenaeum presentation is co-sponsored by the department of Modern Languages and Intercollegiate Department of Africana Studies.
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