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Nakandi: Why I Prefer Being a Black Woman in Europe than the USABY ZARA CHIRONThere are many who ask me if, as a black woman, I prefer my life in Europe over my life in the USA. Like everywhere else in the world, Europe has racism, and is far from being perfect (Spain, France for example).
So their racism is often spurned on by pure ignorance; just not knowing and not having enough direct experience, but not necessarily attributed to a self-righteous sense of superiority that I often felt in the USA.She told me this as we sat together sipping our lattes in Starbucks.I smiled and told her that I knew what she was talking about and how I had always planned to go to Europe with friends, but it never manifested.The extent and expression of the racism depends on the country, naturally.
But I find that, overall, the racism I have experienced of Western/Southern and Northern Europe and Europeans, I can handle. ) as it is about being able to better navigate and challenge it without necessarily feeling constantly overwhelmed by it.
Being a Black Woman in Europe I especially prefer being a black woman in Europe.