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Opinion: American-born Chinese woman ‘goes back to China’ to escape U.S. racism and finds a different experience of discrimination

4 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
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I had believed that spiriting myself to Hong Kong would mean that I wouldn’t have to face racial discrimination anymore," writes Crystal Chen. "Bewitched by the possibility of transcending the racial totem pole, I only later realized that I had merely relocated to the top, and the view wasn’t what I expected."
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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