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6 O'Clock Series: Traveling While Black: My Experiences as an African-American Woman Researching in China

This guide provides resources to accompany IUP's 6 O'Clock Series. "The Six O’Clock Series provides IUP students, employees, and community members an opportunity to learn about current issues and approach familiar topics from a new perspective."


Speaker Keisha Brown will discuss her research into China’s media depictions of and diplomatic exchanges with African-Americans during their struggle for freedom and equality from 1949–1972. She will also describe how many Chinese people responded to her in light of this history of Sino-black relations.