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'The reality of French society is that it is not colour-blind'

FRANCE24, 01 Apr 2021
The Palais de la Porte Dorée in eastern Paris was originally built to house the Paris Colonial Exhibition in 1931, but is now home to both a tropical aquarium and the National Museum of the History of Immigration. The site's newly appointed director Pap Ndiaye speaks to us about France's deep-rooted blind spot when it comes to race, how you run a museum when visitors are banned, and his plans to expand the museum's focus to include the history of the transatlantic slave trade.

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