Outcry after French court bans pro-life commercial
Outcry after French court rules that pro-life commercial showing happy children with Down syndrome was ‘inappropriate’ and 'likely to disturb women' who had abortions - Because they'll realize they've committed murder? Let's not offend them then.
There were many black people in France around the time of the French Revolution—in fact, a census was taken a little earlier, in 1777-1778, counting the black population. The number reported in 1782 was 4-5 thousand, which admittedly was a small fraction of France’s population of 26 million. Whatever the case, there were many black people all throughout France. From The Negro in France:
Marguerite Yourcenar (Brussels, 8 June 1903 – Northeast Harbor, Maine, USA, 17 December 1987) born Marguerite Antoinette Jeanne Marie Ghislaine Cleenewerck de Crayencour was a Belgian-born French novelist and essayist. Winner of the Prix Femina and the Erasmus Prize, she was a rifined, erudite writer and the first woman elected to the Académie française.