Representation “abject and unacceptable”, “apology for racism”: the French deputy Danièle Obono as a slave in Valeurs Actuelles

In this seven-page account published this week, the black-skinned MP for Paris “experiences the responsibility of Africans in the horrors of slavery” in the 18th century, according to the magazine’s presentation. Drawings by Mme Obono, iron necklace around her neck, accompany this “summer novel”. “This shocking publication calls for an unambiguous condemnation,” tweeted Jean Castex, … Read more