McDonald’s Mandates ‘Diversity Training’ for Chinese Branch that Banned Black Customers

Although the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) insists the many reported incidents of blatant racism against Africans living in China during the coronavirus pandemic are merely “misunderstandings,” McDonald’s Corporation announced on Monday that it has temporarily closed a restaurant in Guangzhou that explicitly refused to serve black customers and posted a sign declaring they were not “allowed to enter.”

FILE - In this Thursday, April 30, 2015, file photo, customers buy sundae cones at a McDonald's restaurant in Beijing. McDonald's Corp. said Thursday, March 31, 2016, it plans to open 1,500 new restaurants in China, South Korea and Hong Kong as it looks to faster-growing markets to help drive …