Senegalese lawyer Doudou Diene (PDF) was the third person selected to join the commission.
One hundred years ago, Senegalese natives were put on display in Norway to drum up support for colonialism.
And the U.S. command demanded that the black Senegalese not be included.
But many Senegalese wonder if religion is enough to rein in the problems currently facing the country.
His Senegalese father married his mother, who is from Mauritania, and then emigrated to France.
He had had not more than a couple of dozen porters and a corporal's guard of Senegalese soldiers.
The French troops were steady enough, but the Senegalese broke in.
In the next carriage the black face of a wounded Senegalese looked out, unearthly in the moonlight.
The Senegalese shrugged his shoulders and turned away from the flood of English.
And everywhere was color; there are no people on earth more color conscious than the Senegalese.