Americans in Paris is an episode of NPR’s This American Life that tells the story of several Americans who moved to Paris. This episode seeks to explain why these individuals chose to live in Paris and some of the cultural differences they have noticed since being there. Act Three of this podcasts focuses Janet McDonald and her experiences as a Black American living in Paris. Click HERE to listen to Act Three of Americans in Paris from NPR.
This interview with recent Brown University graduate Makedah Hughes provides information about Hughes’ experience studying abroad in France as a Jamaican American. She discusses the ways in which being Black in France is different from being Black in America. This article provides insight to students of color about perceptions of race in France and how they differ from those in the United States. Click HERE to read the full interview!