Saturday, June 11, 2016

Jean Gregoire Sagbo

Published on Jan 5, 2015
Jean Gregoire Sagbo, Russia's first black elected official, has turned ignorance and mistrust of Africans into admiration in the rural town of Novozavidovsky where the Benin native is a council member.

Published on Mar 14, 2013
In Soviet days, African students were welcomed in Moscow as exotic visitors from fellow socialist countries. But, after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the rise of nationalist skinheads, Africans along with Muslim immigrants from Central Asia face harassment and even violence. VOA correspondent James Brooke takes a look at black life in Russia's capital.

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