Walking through Europe or even living in it isn’t the easiest thing as a black man. Many of these countries never had a civil rights movement so they don’t look at race relations the same way we Americans do.
Many of these countries still hold those views of superiority and inferiority when it comes to the white/black relationship.
NewsOne editor Terrell Jermaine Starr wrote about his experience while he was reporting there for years.
Check out an excerpt:
As a Russian-speaking brotha who lived in Eastern Europe for nearly four years as a Peace Corps volunteer, journalist and more, I know this to be true from personal experience. My most-challenging experiences with racism occurred during my Fulbright Scholar days in Ukraine, where I was a Russian language student and freelance reporter.
In other words, there are Tayvon Martins in Europe and all over the world, too.
Read more at NewsOne.
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