Black Americans living in China react to Zimmerman verdict

When news like the recent Zimmerman verdict is handed down, it’s not uncommon that disheartened African-Americans consider packing up and leaving the United States altogether.

 Frustration with racist practices within the United States led to the relocation of famous expats like James Baldwin and Josephine Baker decades ago. In their day, France was a popular destination for Americans looking to live abroad. Today, it’s China.

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