"It's an attack at the very heart of the French Republic" This is how the country's Justice Minister, Christiane Taubira, describes a recent spate of racist acts directed at herself. The politician was recently compared to a monkey on a far-right candidate's Facebook page. Annette Young and her guests discuss the rise of racism in contemporary France.Our guests on the show: Louis-Georges TIN, President of the French Black Coalition.,Madjid MESSAOUDENNE, Councillor, Saint Denis, Paris, Nonna MAYER, Research Director at CNRS, the French Public Research Centre.Philippe MOREAU CHEVROLET, Commentator at Le Nouvel Observateur.