Interview with CRC Associate Marketus Presswood

Marketus Presswood
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In 1997, Marketus Presswood was the only Black student in his language program in Beijing, China. His experience navigating race, culture, and identity between China and the U.S. shaped his current research into socio-cultural interactions between Africa, the African Diaspora and China in the twentieth century. Studying abroad in China is not just crucial for American national security, but an important way for young Americans and Chinese to see they have more in common than not.

In an interview with the National Committee on US China Relations, recorded January 25, 2024Marketus Presswood discusses his experience in China and the necessity of study abroad equity for underrepresented groups of young Americans.

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