A Nigerian in Tbilisi

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Erunz Nelson, 54, an immigrant from Nigeria by his store in Tbilisi. He arrived in Tbilisi in 1995, got married to a Georgian woman, and now owns a mixed goods store. He says back when he just arrived in Georgia, there were "only 3-4 black people [in Tbilisi]." He says that during the last fifteen years the situation with tolerance has changed significantly, Georgians "got used to the foreigners," and it became safer to go to the street after dark.

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