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Some in France were disillusioned not just by Marine Le Pen, but by all of the presidential candidates



Tara Dickman along with other activists think there is not enough being done to create a diverse pool of candidates ahead of the French election. As a result, many people are not voting, as they feel their decision is futile. Tara believes that many Caucasians are voting and fighting against a Le Pen presidency, however many People of Color believe this fight is futile as all of the candidates are racist and discriminatory. This might explain the discrepancy between voters and the population.

When asked what citizens could do, Tara stated: “It is the largest [of] stories and it is our responsibility at the grassroots [level] to get our act together and learn from Americans on how they fight back.”

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