Culture in France

US racial segregation at Quai Branly's 'Color Line' exhibition

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'Moon over Harlem' by William H.Johnson (1943-1944)
'Moon over Harlem' by William H.Johnson (1943-1944) © Washington D.C., Smithsonian American Art Museum

The Quai Branly-Jacques Chirac Museum in Paris is hosting an exhibit of African-American artworks created over the last 150 years. Many of the artists are unknown, or badly known, especially outside of the US. RFI's Rosslyn Hyams reports on The Color Line, which runs until mid-January 2017.