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Opinion: Racism in China can’t be equated to Western versions with their history of oppression and discrimination

2 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
Chinese advertisement for detergent provoked a debate over racism in China, but media coverage has oversimplified an issue that is "far more complex than what the American binary suggests" and involves a "complex matrix of practices that reproduce global systems of exploitation and oppression," writes Roberto Castillo, a lecturer in China-Africa relations at the University of Hong Kong.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.