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Biography of Mohamed DIA

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Born on 05/08/1973 (format : day/month/year)

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Mohamed Dia (b. August 5, 1973), is the founder of the his own label, range of Sport's wear. French, of Malian  origin. Mohamed Dia is often cited as being a sign of success of people from the suburbs. He has always been a supporter of integration and supports the idea of "positive integration".

Having visited the USA, at 19, , he realised at what point French Television did not have any policy for the integration of other races on the television. Exposure of non French people was so limited that no role models, no heroes or other were available to people who's origi,s were non-french (white and catholic).

Mohamed felt that it was time for people to realise that success for "non french (black, white and yellow) was not limited to sports or rap stars.

Mohamed is, today, CEO of one of France's most succesful streetwear companies.

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Last update : 05/04/2009

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