Paris mayor may ban black feminist Nyansapo festival

Source: BBC

The mayor of Paris has called for a black feminist festival in the city to be banned on the grounds that it excludes white people.

At the Nyansapo Festival in July, billed as “blackfeminist”, 80% of the venue will be reserved for black women.

Black people of any gender will be allowed in another area, while a third area will be open to all.

Anne Hidalgo tweeted that she reserved the right “to prosecute the organisers for discrimination”.

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