You can't write about black people in Russia without mentioning Yelena Khanga.
Yelena Khanga - Еле́на Абдула́евна Ха́нга 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 (2010).
Yelena Khanga meets Maryum Ali (the Eldest daughter of Muhammad Ali) and British journalist Ann M. Simmons after 30 years.
In a Russian talk show Yelena Khanga gives interview about life and career.
See also, 'Red Africa, Exploring the legacy of international socialist relations with Africa in art, film, architecture and music', The Calvert Journal, special report.
Instagram of Yelena Khanga (Russian:Елена Ханга) at instagram.com/lenakhanga
Also read Portraits of black people in Russia