25 07, 2022

Dining while Black looks as if it travels abroad with you

By |2022-07-25T20:41:27+00:00July 25th, 2022|China, Food, Race, Gender and Class|

Even amid the historic beauty of Rome, a Black man can run into ugliness.I’ve discovered that fact in international cities other than Rome, because as a Black man who travels, I know, sadly, that racism will follow me wherever I set my luggage down.In the past, I’ve recounted instances of where my Blackness got me treatment of the second-class variety.

30 12, 2019

More than 13,000 miles

By |2024-01-19T19:48:48+00:00December 30th, 2019|China, Travel|

On the minibus from Beijing, I spotted The Great Wall of China, long and winding against a backdrop of greenery, miles before I stood at its base. Jumping out of the minibus with the tour guide, I noticed a decidedly American institution in front of me: Subway. American companies have a giant footprint in China, and they can hardly afford

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