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benin, benin bronzes, british museum, decolonizing art spaces, france, great britain, quai branly -

More than a century after French and British troops plundered the West African kingdoms of Benin and Dahomey, which comprised parts of present-day Benin and Nigeria, museums in France and Britain are finally giving the priceless artifacts back.


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@AP, Colonialism, France, Morocco, News, Politics -

French President Emmanuel Macron and Morocco's King Mohammed VI have inaugurated Morocco's first high-speed rail line, the first ever such line in Africa.

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cedella marley, concacaf, france, jamaica, jamaica womens sports, reggae girlz, womens world cup, womens world cup 2019 -

Twenty years ago, the Jamaican mens’ soccer team made history by qualifying for its first World Cup. Now, Jamaica’s women’s team—known affectionately as the Reggae Girlz—have next.


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2018 FIFA World Cup, France, Kylian Mbappe, Undefeated Athlete of the Week -

Even the most ardent soccer fan might’ve missed it: Kylian Mbappe, France’s young star, making a statement like Michael Jordan in Game 6 of the 1998 NBA Finals. By the 65th minute of Sunday’s FIFA World Cup championship, France held a comfortable 3-1 lead over Croatia. Paul Pogba, directing traffic along the left back line […]

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2018 World Cup, Croatia, France, Shaka Hislop, Soccer -

We’re mind readers here at The Undefeated, and we see very clearly that you — yes, you futbol fan — will be rooting for France to beat Croatia in Sunday’s World Cup final. Actually, we can’t read minds, but this much we do know: The 2018 FIFA World Cup has been epic. Belgium led all […]

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#YouOkSis, Black Women, Catcalling, Featured, France, News, Opinion -

Since France is considering slapping fines on men who catcall, this writer wonders how such a plan might work out in her hood in Harlem.

The post Let a sister dream: 5 fines and penalties I’d impose on Ray Ray and ‘nem for catcalling appeared first on theGrio.

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#JusticePourNaomi, 9/11, France, Naomi Musenga, Negligence, News, Politics, Top Stories -

Authorities in Paris have released a tape of a call from 22-year-old Naomi Musenga made to an emergency operator in France complaining of agonizing pain, only to be ridiculed and left to die.

The post Outrage after death of young Black mom who was ridiculed by emergency call center worker appeared first on theGrio.

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Africa, France, France Role in Rwanda Genocide, News, rwanda genocide, World -

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — A new report commissioned by Rwanda’s government accuses France of supplying […]

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Barbados, Brazil, England, Featured, France, Germany, Ghana, Iceland, Italy, Living, News, South Africa, Thailand, TheGrio Originals, Travel and Leisure -

Each of these countries has so much to offer that you won’t make a bad decision anywhere you decide to go.

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Brigitte Macron, France, News, President Donald Trump -

Shortly after arriving in France on Friday, President Donald Trump commented on the physical appearance of France's first lady.

The post Trump criticized for commenting on First Lady of France’s ‘shape’ appeared first on theGrio.

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featured, France, French Guiana, French Presidential Election, General Strike, Politics, south america, World -

Schools, businesses and roads shuttered in French Guiana last week as over 30 labor unions […]

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France, News, Paris, Police Brutality, Rape -

Investigators looking into the beating and sodomy of a black man in France claimed that the police accidentally injured the man in the manner they did.

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Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, Diving, France, Jay Z, News, Ocean, Safety, Tina Knowles, Yacht -

Mama Tina has always presented herself as seemingly fearless, but this moment takes the cake! –Tina Knowles celebrates her birthday with Beyoncé and Solange Just moments before she jumps off the second story of her yacht, her granddaughter, Blue Ivy, had to make sure her grandma was going to be okay… “Do you know how to…do you […]

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Big Sean, Death, Entertainment, France, Life, Nice, Rihanna, Sad, Shooting, Terrorist, Tour -

A scheduled Rihanna concert in Nice, France, has been cancelled after the horrific Bastille Day attack on Thursday that left at least 84 people dead. –Travel to the South of France: Party like Rihanna The concert was originally scheduled to take place at the Allianz Stadium on Friday night as part of her Anti World Tour. Both […]

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Africa, Dr. Ignatius Chombo, France, Laurent Delahousse, News, president robert mugabe, US, World, Zimbabwe -

Zimbabwe has accused the United States Ambassador to the country, his French counterpart and their […]

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Africa, Counter Terrorism, France, french military, French Military In Africa, News, World -

France urged African nations on Monday to step up cross-border cooperation to tackle security challenges […]

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Amazons, Benin, Benin Independence, Dahomey, Djimon Honsou, Editor's Picks, France, independence, List -

  Independence Gained The Republic of Benin was formed on Aug. 1, 1960, when the […]

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Africa, France, Mali, News, Terrorism, World -

French troops are still in Mali a year and a half after they were sent […]

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Cannes, Chris Brown, Entertainment, France, Frank Ocean, Homophobic, LGBT, No Homo, Raz B, Twitter -

theGRIO REPORT - There are reports Chris Brown recently commented 'no homo' when asked about Frank Ocean coming out the closet...

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Barry Bradford, Cannes, Chris Brown, Drake, Entertainment, Entourage, Fight, France, Karrueche Tran, VIP, W.i.P club -

Chris Brown's representatives have denied that the 23-year-old star was involved in nightclub brawl while in Cannes, France...

The post Chris Brown representatives deny brawl in Cannes over VIP table appeared first on theGrio.

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American, Chris Rock, Entertainment, France, Idris Elba, Jamie Foxx, Stereotypes, The Intouchables, Weinstein Company -

theGRIO REPORT - Chris Rock, Idris Elba, and Jamie Foxx are allegedly competing for the leading role in an American remake of the hit French movie 'The Intouchables'...

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