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A Desire to Move the Guangzhou Narrative Beyond Polarization

While African social media, Nigeria’s legislature, and media outlets across the continent boil with rage over the reports of maltreatment and discrimination against Africans in China, some Chinese commenters are calling for more nuance in the debate.

The fact that these voices are largely in English and on social media platforms like Twitter automatically puts them on the fringes of the Chinese online commentariat. Nonetheless, it’s noteworthy that they are emerging at all in the current polarized environment.

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