The only thing I share with the Frenchman is the passport.
> >It would also make you largely >irrelevant to this discussion.
Martinique is in the Americas. I am of African descent, just like African-Americans. But then again, my personal life-experience has relatively little to do with people of any culture, so I don't necessarily mind being excluded from this discussion.
"L'actualité régionale: c'est vous qui la vivez, c'est nous qui en vivons" In English: "Local news: you live it, we live off it" - Jules-Edouard Moustic, 20H20
"There's no blood in my body/It's liquid soul in my veins" - Roots Manuva (check the fantastic album "Brand New Second Hand")