The history, challenges, and hopes of Africans in China

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October 3, 2023


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The article traces the historical context of Africans in China, from the Tang Dynasty's use of black slaves to the present, where Africans arrive for education and work. Guangzhou becomes a favored destination due to its proximity to Africa and similar climate, creating multicultural communities. While the influx poses challenges and a sense of unfairness among some Chinese, the article suggests learning from Japan's experience, encouraging integration, and providing opportunities for both Africans and Chinese. In facing diversity and challenges, the author emphasizes the importance of approaching the issue with an open mindset for mutual growth and exchange.


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