Teach the history of colonization and decolonization—for this is the best antidote to the venom of exclusion and racism that threatens France.
Tag: French Empire
What to do with Confederate statues in the US South? Martinique didn’t just destroy its colonial-era statues—it rebuilt them into something else.
French colonial policies in Algeria created animosity between Jews and Muslims—animosity which the state continues to claim was timeless.
"The women in my book really disrupted France’s ideas about citizenship, about who belongs. I’d like us to be similarly disruptive."