China says it has a ‘zero-tolerance policy’ for racism, but discrimination towards Africans goes back decades

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March 18, 2021


Jenni Marsh


This article discusses the #BlackChina movement that erupted in African Twitter over discrimination faced by African nationals in Guangzhou mostly. It also refers to the gap between the official diplomatic statements Beijing offers Africans and the suspicion that Chinese locals hold towards African nationals residing in China.



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