Enjoy this glimpse of Africa in Paris, seen through a tour of immigration to Paris with Context Travel.
In the 1970s, most immigrants in France were Europeans. In the Eighties and Nineties, African immigration picked up. By 2006, about 8 percent of the population was comprised of immigrants, many of them African, many of them Muslim, doing the dirty work in a country with shrinking population.
Suddenly immigration became a question of national identity. Can you be black, or Arab, or Muslim, and still be French?