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Jo Malone’s John Boyega ad fiasco is as much about Western hypocrisy as it is about Black erasure in Chinese media – here’s why

On Monday, John Boyega resigned as global ambassador for perfume brand Jo Malone after he was replaced by actor Liu Haoran in the Chinese version of an ad he had both directed…

A true statesman: Ambassador Edward Boateng

No man is a saint but if a man does commendable deeds, be sure to give him his dues. As a people, we are quick to criticize and condemn our leaders and…

Raising them rooted – raising an African child in China

Nancy is a teacher and mother of a four-year-old daughter who she is homeschooling. She resides in Beijing and is an avid writer, reader and teacher. As part of our ‘This is…

Black Livity China returns – and we want to hear from you!

What. A. Year. Over the past four months, Black Livity China has consulted members of the community across the country and beyond on how we can further our mission to elevate African and Afro-diasporic voices in…

Chinese workers protest in The Bahamas

Chinese construction workers in The Bahamas have launched protests outside of their embassy to demand their return to China amid COVID-19 fears. A representative of the Chinese embassy told reporters that around…

Jamaican Association in China: Strength to Strength in the face of COVID-19

In late January, the Jamaican Association in China began to receive their first COVID-related requests from concerned Jamaican nationals scattered across the country. “Many people wanted to know if they should make…