Former French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira takes her first steps of freedom on the streets of the Big Apple after suddenly quitting her job on Wednesday. And she's not too happy to see us.She resigned after a clash over a proposal to strip citizenship from dual nationals convicted of terrorism.UP SOT: What will you do with you newfound freedom?"You will see lady, you will see how wonderful it is."At New York University Madame Taubira is greeted like a star. Her trip to the United States was planned long before her resignation. Her official meetings were cancelled but she kept this rendez vous. Her speech on equality and justice resonates with the Americans in the audience.SOT "She's wonderful. As a black woman I'm very proud of her. "Taubira's French fans want to talk politics.SOT I voted for Obama in 2008. He represented something really new and it's the same with Taubira. Even if my friend just said she will never be elected at least she'll bring a new voice.French journalists have one question for her will she run for president in 2017? SOT No, I won't reply to that question.. it's a useless questionOne thing's for sure.. Taubira is not quitting politics and she's not quitting her struggle. Why have you come to NYC?To encourage people to fight and to encourage people to keep on fighting.
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Former French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira takes her first steps of freedom on the streets of the Big Apple after suddenly quitting her job on Wednesday. And she's not too happy to see us.
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