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Christiane Taubira and Aminata Touré at Harvard CES, 10:15 am EDT

Dear Colleagues,

I write to let you know I’ll be hosting this event Thursday and hope
you’ll register and join us!

  Her Excellency Christiane Taubira, Minister of Justice of France
(2012-2016), and Aminata Touré, Vice President of the
Schleswig-Holstein Parliament in Germany, will share their experiences
and challenges of working on issues of race in their respective
countries. Taubira will speak about her activism that eventually led to
“Taubira’s Law” (Act 2001-434). Passed by the French Parliament on

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