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R.L. News => General News => American News => Topic started by: Rev.Dibbs on 21 November 2020 at 12:17

Title: Blaxit
Post by: Private on 21 November 2020 at 12:17
I wish this was a nation wide exodus and not just talk. Not only would it save the United States but I would be more than willing to allow tax revenue to pay for the one way tickets.

https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/inequality-in-america/blaxit-black-americans-talk-about-living-abroad-amid-racism-unrest/2481250/

‘Blaxit': Black Americans Talk About Living Abroad Amid US Racism, Unrest

By Molette Green and NBC Washington Staff • Published November 19, 2020 • Updated on November 19, 2020 at 1:01 pm

Black Americans living abroad say racism and unrest in the U.S. contribute to where they live. “Microaggressions are not part of

Johnette Iris’ entire family is in the D.C. area. But she lives in Rwanda. 

She told News4 she lives in the African nation in part because of racism in the United States. Life is different in Kigali. 

“Microaggressions are not part of my every day. They’re not part of my any day,” Iris said. 

Iris is one of many Black Americans who have chosen to move outside the United States because of racism and racial unrest, or are looking into it. 

The term Blaxit — a play on the term used for Britain’s exit from the European Union — is being used to refer to Black Americans exiting the U.S. and moving abroad. A Facebook group called Blaxit Tribe offers job and housing resources and has more than 10,000 members. 

Iris first left the U.S. at age 16 for France. Life abroad has taken her to Europe, Central America and Mexico, and she’s learned 10 languages. Her aha moment came in Brazil. 

“It’s a place where you can look just like me and you’re perfect,” she said. 

Aniya Dunkley made Florence, Italy, her home away from home after she practiced law at a large firm in D.C. 

“I didn’t feel like that was my place anymore,” she said. 

Seeing racial and political tensions here at home has kept her away.