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How France’s recent riots reflect a growing racial consciousness among its black and north African population, influenced by the US and the work of Education Minister Pap Ndiaye, a historian who challenges France’s colourblind ideal.
France experienced its fifth night of civil unrest following the death of a young man. Despite the deployment of 45,000 police and military forces, several cities experienced violent outbreaks.
The death of a 17-year-old boy by a police officer has sparked riots and protests in France. The incident reflects the long-standing problems of marginalisation, discrimination and police brutality that affect the suburbs of large French cities.