Lilian Thuram was born in Guadeloupe in 1972. In 2008, he created the foundation Education against racism, for equality. He is the author of several books including My Black Stars (Philippe Rey, 2010), Seligmann Prize Against Racism, Manifesto for Equality (Autrement, 2012), Notre histoire (Delcourt, 2014 and 2016), White Thought ( Philippe Rey, 2020). He was general curator of the Exhibitions exhibition. The Invention of the Savage, at the Quai-Branly Museum in 2011. Ethics Prize from the Kéba-Mbaye Foundation in Senegal in 2014, he holds an Honorary Doctorate in human sciences from the universities of Stockholm in Sweden and Stirling in Scotland . In his first life, he had a prestigious career as an international footballer. With the French team, he was World Champion in 1998 and European Champion in 2000.
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In his most recent book (La Pensée blanche, ed. Philippe Rey, 2020), the former soccer player and 1998 world champion with the French team analyzes the persistence of a mentality based on a hierarchy of individuals, their identities, and communities.