Archive for the ‘Asia’ Category

Video | China: Being Black in China

A video from CNN highlights a story about Lou Jing, a Chinese girl born to an African-American father and Chinese mother.

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Video | India: The Siddis, a Little Known African Diaspora Community of India

The Siddis in India are the descendants of both early African immigrants and enslaved Africans brought to India’s west coast by the Portuguese beginning in the 16th century.

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Vietnam: Franchise Laws Promote Increased Franchising Activity

Provided by Kendal Tyre and Diana Vilmenay: Franchising in Vietnam has steadily increased in recent years and the passage of several franchise laws and decrees have cleared the way for even more growth.

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China: Back to the Days of Blackface

Darlie, formerly known as “Darkie,” is one of the market leaders of toothpaste products in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Southeast Asia and is now owned by the Colgate-Palmolive Co.

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