Chinese-Jamaican Traces the Family to Hong Kong.

The following teaser is from an article posted August 6, 2016 at


Gaia Goffe of New York, her sister Tao Leigh Goffe, and her mother Judith Hugh-Goffe embarked on a journey to China looking for a greater understanding of her complex family history. Gaia Goffe was born in Britain, raised in the United States, and is of Chinese and Afro-Jamaican ancestry. Gaia and her sister, a university lecturer and expert in the Afro-Asian experience in the Americas, and her mother, a pediatrician, feared they would not be accepted in China because they were not “full Chinese.” This had been the experience of “half Chinese” or black Chinese people in Jamaica, where her mother grew up.

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