Refugees struggle with racism while trying to flee Ukraine

An African man covering himself in a blanket is seen at the border of Ukraine and Poland. In southeastern Poland, hundreds of non-Ukrainians are sheltering. People fleeing the war in Ukraine for the safety of European border towns include citizens of African, Asian and Middle East countries. Photo by Attila Husejnow /SOPA Images/Sipa USA.

As Russia escalates its attacks on Ukraine, Africans and other foreign residents there face racism while struggling to escape.

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