Black Tunisians after the 2011 revolution - Returning to the roots of an anti-racism movement

25-10-2018
Black Tunisians after the 2011 revolution - Returning to the roots of an anti-racism movement
Euromesco Policy Brief 84

This article explores the origins of the black movement that failed to achieve its goals during the Bourguiba era and the post-revolutionary period, during which various minority groups sought a platform to argue for their rights. Indeed, the black movement strove to find a place for itself among the various civil movements in Tunisia. As the article highlights, this was not an easy task in a civil society which remains in denial of anti-black racism and in a stubbornly conservative political and social context which fails to recognise diversity.