*Studying abroad continues to be an intriguing idea for many. It’s an excellent opportunity to learn about different cultures, speak other languages and broaden perspectives overall.

Unfortunately, the opportunity has not been one that many African American and other minority youth have experienced.

According to China‘s education ministry, 21,975 American students studied in China in 2015.

Note the number is for “American,” we don’t how many African Americans are included. Before I get to the opportunity to change that (scroll down), let’s get some perspective from two African American students who have gone through the experience: Jeffrey Wood, now 25, is an African American Student and resident of Washington, D. C. and Destin Tucker, the 18-year-old son of actor-comedian-humanitarian, Chris Tucker, who recently moved from southern, California to Atlanta to attend Morehouse College.

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