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Guangzhou: Home to a New Generation of Afro-Chinese Children

Six months after the dramatic events that took place in Guangzhou where dozens, possibly hundreds of African residents were evicted from their homes and hotels, the South China Morning Post returned to the southern Chinese city to examine what daily life is like in the bustling African community known as “Chocolate City” (巧克力成).

What they found is a far more complex story about integration and assimilation than what is characterized by both Chinese and outsiders alike.

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