‘Whites must keep quiet when racism is discussed’: Call by Paris’s deputy mayor prompts new fury over ‘American woke culture’ taking over France

Paris’s deputy mayor has prompted fury by calling to ban white people from discussions of racism.  

Left-wing deputy mayor Audrey Pulvar, 49, said white people should ‘be asked to keep quiet and be silent spectators’ during discussions around racism attended by black and ethnic minority people.  

She explained: ‘People who suffer discrimination for the same reasons and in the same way feel the need to meet among themselves to discuss it.’  

The comments made by Pulvar, who was born in Martinique, have re-sparked concerns over the rise of American woke culture in the French state.  

A collection of politicians, prominent intellectuals, and academics argued last month that France was being contaminated by American ideas on race, gender, and post-colonialism, and that they were undermining French society.       

The group have seen Pulvar’s comment as proof French society is being eroded by American ideals, The Times reports. 

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