We Don't Say That France is the place where for decades you weren't supposed to talk about someone's blackness, unless you said it in English. Today, we're going to meet the people who took a very French approach to change that.

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We Don't Say That

We Don't Say That

We Don't Say That

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French actresses Nadege Beausson-Diagne, Mata Gabin, Maimouna Gueye, Eye Haidara, Rachel Khan, Aissa Maiga, Sara Martins, Marie-Philomene Nga, Sabine Pakora, Firmine Richard, Sonia Rolland, Magaajyia Silberfeld, Shirley Souagnon, Assa Sylla, Karidja Toure, at the 71st Cannes Film Festival. They together wrote the book "Noire n'est pas mon metier" (Black is not my job) Eric Gaillard/REUTERS hide caption

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* Note: This story contains strong language in English and French.

France is the place where for decades you weren't supposed to talk about someone's blackness, unless you said it in English. Today, we're going to meet the people who took a very French approach to change that.

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