Encountering Racism in Europe

People who are not of European descent may worry about how they’ll be treated abroad. In short, does it matter that you look different from most Europeans? I’ve collected the following advice from a wide range of people of color who have lived or traveled extensively in Europe. First off, your Americanness will probably be more notable to the Europeans you meet than the color of your skin. Most Europeans can spot Americans a mile away. And, because American culture is pervasive worldwide, any stereotypes Europeans might have about your…