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France: Anti-Racism Group Expelled from Slavery Commemoration Event

Categories: Western Europe, France, Arts & Culture, Ethnicity & Race, History, Protest

During a National Slavery Day ceremony in Paris attended by French president Nicolas Sarkozy on May 10, eight members of anti-racism group Alliance Noire Citoyenne [Black Citizens Alliance] were expelled for wearing shirts that said “Anti Negrophobia Brigade”. A video of the action [1] has been viewed more than 600,000 times.