China has a “hidden history” of black Chinese citizens. #Blasians The picture above (James Ricalton, 1902) is one in a series of photos of Chinese life before the modern era. The photographer had this to racist thing to say about the blasians (Black and Asian racially mixed people) in his photo.
“This is truly a dusky and unattractive brood. One would scarcely expect to find natives of Borneo or the Fiji Islands more barbarous in appearance; and it is well known that a great proportion of the Boxer organization is of this sort; indeed, How dark-skinned, how ill-clad, how lacking in intelligence, how dull, morose, miserable and vicious they appear!”
to view more photos of blasians before the modern era.