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Talk on Franco-American Relations at Saint-Félix La Salle High School in Nantes

On April 3, 2015, Consul Tashawna Bethea and Public Affairs Specialist Prévost participated in an “American Day” organized by Saint-Félix La Salle high school in Nantes, starting with an inauguration on the American Revolution presented by the Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution, in the presence of the Maison des Etats-Unis association.
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The Role of Public Diplomacy and Jazz Appreciation Month at Model United Nations Inauguration

Public Affairs Specialist Eva Prévost gave the keynote address on the importance of public diplomacy and international relations at the opening ceremony of the Model United Nations symposium at Rennes City Hall on April 1, 2015. The event was organized by the Institute of Political Science of Rennes. Prevost highlighted the importance of cultural diplomacy ...
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Students from De la Salle High School Present their Work on the Roots of African-American Music

On March 20, 2015, the students from De la Salle High School in Rennes presented their work on the roots of African-American music, a year-long project they had developed in their English courses. The students gave thirteen short presentations in English at the Champs Libres cultural center. Their presentations covered the musical genres of hip ...
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Presentation on the Story of African-Americans’ Struggle for Equality

As part of Black History Month, APP Rennes’ Economic and Commercial Specialist Eric Beaty gave a talk on African-Americans’ struggle for civil rights to members of the France-Etats-Unis Association in Caen on March 4, 2015. Beaty began with Frederick Douglass and continued into the 21st century. In his remarks, he emphasized the respect for diversity ...
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