REMEMBER: FEBRUARY IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Chloë Mortaud’s mother is a Black American from Mississippi. She is born in France and has dual citizenship (France/USA). Of course, men will notice her beauty but an interesting fact is that she won Miss France in 2009.
I love Jazz and the first concert I ever saw, in France, as a teenager was the Jazz organist Jimmy Smith. The place was packed wall to wall. The audience gave him a standing ovation. I loved it because the man on the stage was black; black like me.
I don’t know the theory of attraction of Black American artists for France. Some spent a lengthy part of their career and other remained as permanent fixture. They definitely influenced the French art scene.
I am sure that more will go to France but here are a few who proudly signed “Made in Black America” over the years.
- BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2011: STATE OF BLACKS IN AMERICA – Source: William Reed Columnist (curmilus.wordpress.com)
- Why was Feb declared as black history month (wiki.answers.com)