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Le racisme

Racism

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Une société sans discrimination sociale

A colour-blind society

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A des milliers de kilomètres de distance

Thousands of miles apart

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La propagande

Propaganda

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Répandre des théories racistes

To spread racist theories

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Les préjugés raciaux

Racial bias
Racial prejudice

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La couleur de peau

Skin colour

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Être métis

To be mixed-race

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The fourteenth amendment to the constitution

1868
Provides a definition of citizenship that includes slaves and their descendants who until then had been denied constitutional rights

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La ségrégation

Segregation

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L'apartheid

Apartheid

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La déségrégation

Desegregation

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Supprimer la ségrégation raciale dans les écoles

To desegregate schools

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Apartheid

1948-1994
System of racial segregation in South Africa.
Inhabitants were classified in four racial groups: black, white, coloured and Indian.

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Un esclave

A slave

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L'esclavage

Slavery

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Le commerce des esclaves

The slave trade

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Abolir l'esclavage

To abolish slavery
To do away with slavery

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Guerre de sécession

The Civil war

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Toilettes

Restrooms

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The Jim Crow laws

1876
South of the US
"Separate but equal status" for black people
Imposed segregation in schools, public places, public transport, restrooms for black and white citizens

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Étroit d'esprit
Borné

Narrow-minded

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Propager la haine

To propagate hatred

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L'incitation à la haine raciale

Incitement to racial hatred

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Des propos racistes

Hate speech

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Une agression à caractère racial

A racist attack
A racially motivated attack

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Des insultes à caractère racial

Racial abuse
Racist abuse

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Les tensions raciales

Racial tensions

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Alimenter les tensions
Nourrir les tensions

To fuel tensions

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The civil rights movement

1950s in the south of the US
Non-violent protest movement aiming to put an end to racial segregation and discrimination against African Americans.

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Martin Lutherking I have a dream speech

The August 1963 March on Washington

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The civil rights act

1964

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Équipements

Facilities

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Juif

Jewish

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Un juif

A Jew

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L'antisémitisme

Anti-Semitism

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Profaner une tombe

To desecrate a grave

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Le négationniste

Revisionism

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Un négationniste

A revisionist

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Nier

To deny

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Un bouc émissaire

A scapegoat

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Les relations interraciales

Race relations

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La discrimination raciale

Racial discrimination
The colour bar
The color bar
The color line

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Être victime d'une discrimination

To be discriminated against

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Nativism

The belief that the interests of certain established inhabitants of an area or nation must be favored over the claims of newcomers or immigrants.

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Anciens combattants

Veterans

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Ku klux klan

1865
Founded by Tennessee veterans of the confederate Army
Anti-Catholicism, anti-communism, pro-nativism, anti-Semitism

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Au lendemain

In the wake of

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How many members of the ku klux klan are there?

4 million (mid 1920s)
30 000 (1930)

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Afro-américain

African-American
Afro-American

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Américain d'origine asiatique

Asian-American

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Une société multi-raciale

A multiracial society

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Un mariage mixte

A mixed marriage
A mixed-race marriage
An interracial marriage

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Un ghetto

A ghetto

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Une minorité ethnique

An ethnic minority

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Proscrire
Déclarer hors la loi

To outlaw
To ban

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Discrimination positive

Affirmative action

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NAACP

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
1909
Civil rights organization in the US

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Influents

Influential

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Sans discrimination raciale

Colour-blind

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Quelle que soit la race

Regardless of race

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Délit de faciès

Racial profiling

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Driving while black

"Délit de faciès"
It refers to "driving while intoxicated" as if being black is a crime

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Conduite en état d'ébriété

Driving while intoxicated

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Les contrôles d'identité

Identity checks

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Se sentir exclu

To feel alienated
To feel excluded

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Une société a 2 vitesses

A two-tier society

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Des citoyens de seconde zone

Second-class citizens

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BNP

British National Party
Racist ideology
Won 2 sits in the European Parliament in 2009 but doesn't have any in the House of Commons

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Subir une injustice

To suffer a wrong

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Réparer une injustice

To right a wrong

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S'excuser auprès de quelqu'un

To apologize to somebody

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Militants

Activists

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Distribuer

To hand out