You can't write about black people in Russia without mentioning Yelena Khanga.
Yelena Khanga is one of Russia’s best-known black citizens. The popular host of a top-rated 1990s chat show about sex – “Pro Eto,” (About That), became one of the few black faces regularly seen on Russian television. Read her story at www.rferl.org
She also wrote the book 'Soul to Soul: Story of a Black Russian American Family, 1869-1992'.
Yelena Khanga is also the daughter of Lily Golden, the prominent social activist who passed away last year.
In an interview with a Moscow State University journalism student Yelena Khanga talks about Barack Obama and journalism. Read the transcript of the video interview here (Russian)