Transcript of Interview of Louis-Georges Tin by Daniel Sabbagh
Interview Transcript / January 2010 / Available in French and in English
This is the transcript of a video interview between Louis Georges Tin, Vice President of the Conseil Représentatif des Associations Noires (translated: Representative Council of Black Associations), and Daniel Sabbagh, Senior Research Fellow at CERI – Sciences Po and scientific advisor to the Equality of Opportunity Program. This conversation was part of a series of interviews produced by the French-American Foundation between Daniel Sabbagh and five French experts on the theme of equal opportunity.
The following themes were discussed:
- Universalism and "Communitarianism" in Republican France
- The Emergence of the CRAN and the Lifting of a Taboo
- The CRAN and the United States
- Defining Black Identity
- The Makeup and Internal Structure of the CRAN
- The West Indian/African Divide
- From Gay Rights Advocacy to the CRAN
- "Diversity Statistics"
- "Diversity Statistics" and Second-Generation North-African Immigrants
- The CRAN's Proposals
Video excerpts from the interview are on view here in the Video Library.AdvocacyEthno-racial StatisticsHistorical FrameworkLegal FrameworkPolicySocial Stereotypes