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China House’s Africa-China Dialogue: From Exploring Discrimination to Building Dialogue

By Yajie Xu, Hongxiang Huang, Hailin Huang and Yifei Zhu

Guangzhou, one of the commercial hubs in China, has attracted a large amount of Africans during the last few decades. “Chocolate City” was coined as another name for areas like Xiaobei and Sanyuanli, in which Africans have their own communities.

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