Zimbabwe-born Innocent Mutanga is the co-founder of the Africa Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui and is Hong Kong’s first refugee to get a university degree. Photo: Dickson Lee Zimbabwe-born Innocent Mutanga is the co-founder of the Africa Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui and is Hong Kong’s first refugee to get a university degree. Photo: Dickson Lee
Zimbabwe-born Innocent Mutanga is the co-founder of the Africa Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui and is Hong Kong’s first refugee to get a university degree. Photo: Dickson Lee

He’s leading the conversation about changing Asian views of black people. As a refugee he lived rough in Hong Kong

  • Innocent Mutanga fled Zimbabwe’s secret police for Hong Kong, lived on the streets, won the right as a refugee to study, and now works at Goldman Sachs
  • He co-founded the Africa Centre, where he led a recent discussion about US racism after George Floyd’s death, and says blackness deserves a rebrand in Asia

Topic |   Racism and prejudice
Zimbabwe-born Innocent Mutanga is the co-founder of the Africa Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui and is Hong Kong’s first refugee to get a university degree. Photo: Dickson Lee Zimbabwe-born Innocent Mutanga is the co-founder of the Africa Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui and is Hong Kong’s first refugee to get a university degree. Photo: Dickson Lee
Zimbabwe-born Innocent Mutanga is the co-founder of the Africa Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui and is Hong Kong’s first refugee to get a university degree. Photo: Dickson Lee
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