Skip to comments.Chinese Make Huge Sums of Money from Racist Videos About Africans
Posted on 07/11/2022 12:59:55 PM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal
Although the vloggers often claim to be helping out in Africa, experts say their work essentially monetises racial inequality. “[Chinese] tend to think of themselves as targets of racism. They do not think about themselves as doers of racism, that they are also practising racism [against] other people. But they are,” said Sheng Zou, a researcher at the University of Michigan who specialises in Chinese digital media. “If you look at the representations in those videos, they are trying to establish the kind of contrast between them as modern subjects and Africans as somewhat inferior, somewhat premodern subjects that are backward.”
In June, a viral BBC investigation, Racism for Sale, exposed a Chinese video maker in Malawi named Lu Ke who was accused of physically abusing at least one black child. After the video prompted a global outcry, the Chinese government vowed to crack down on online racism. The country’s all-encompassing censorship apparatus often turns a blind eye to xenophobia, which the state does not view as an imminent threat to its rule, according to researchers. Soon after the BBC documentary was released, social media platforms, such as Kuaishou, Xiaohongshu, WeChat, and Douyin, China’s version of TikTok, blocked users from searching video accounts containing the term “Africa.” Almost all the top Chinese influencers in Africa stopped their daily live streams.
Only when racism from the Chinese internet triggers backlash in Africa, a key economic and diplomatic partner, does Beijing feel the need to act, said Emmanuel Matambo, research director at the University of Johannesburg’s Centre for Africa-China Studies.
“[The Chinese government] only respond when there’s outrage,” Matambo told Rest of World. “The Chinese always want to show Africans that they are a different type of partner from what Africa had with the colonists.”
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I’m not going to break FR rules on this one. There are consequences to free speech.
No watermelon pics?
What makes the videos “racist?”
I am sick of that word being thrown around for everything.
Probably the most racist commercial ever made.
Even the video for Toto's "Africa"?
Here’s one for you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bm1SLX4WBCo
i don’t know about making money, but there’s a ton of em on ytb abusing them physically and otherwise in the workcamps
Best laugh in a looong while.
Associating blacks with watermelon is basically an alien concept everywhere else in the world.
This is the opening section of the Wikipedia article on Racism in China:
“Racism in China arises from Chinese history, nationalism, sinicization, and other factors. Racism in modern China has been documented in numerous situations. Ethnic tensions have led to incidents in the country such as the Xinjiang conflict, the ongoing Uyghur genocide, the 2010 Tibetan language protest, the 2020 Inner Mongolia protests, anti-Western sentiment in China and discrimination against Africans and people of African descent.”
Does Empire of Dust count?
What happened to those graphene oxide monsters assembling themselves
into little nano-demons? Got laughed out of town with that trash?
Han Chinese are probably exceeded in racist attitudes only by the Japanese.
Black American servicemen in Japan have disgraced the USA time and time again. Many of the most sickening violent crimes in Japan have been committed by American Negro servicemen. The Japanese are well aware of this.
The Japanese can't be racist when their attitudes are based on truth.
Having spent several months in each country, I can verify the truth of your assertation.
The Chinese are big-time racists. No different than the Nazis.
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