French politics

Jay-Z and Kanye West have as much to do with French politics as Clarance Thomas does with his local chapter of the NAACP. SEE ALSO: Essence’s White Male Managing Editor Leaves But the two Hip-Hop superstars found themselves at the highest levels of France’s political world when French presidential candidate François Hollande of the Socialist […]

An article on The Root highlights the career of Alain Dolium, a Black French politician and candidate for France’s National Assembly in 2012. The Root reports: Not surprisingly, some pundits and media have referred to Dolium as the “French Obama.” He rejects the label as a trap, an attempt to reduce his candidacy to his […]