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February 5, 2017 Jared Ball 1 Comments

The leadership of our School of Global Journalism and Communication at Morgan State University has encouraged that professors like myself find ways this semester to incorporate into our work the new book Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah. Noah is the South African-born, biracial, Colored comedian and host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. Copies have been distributed to students and faculty alike and I anticipate there being a flurry of engagement for courses in media studies as Noah’s book has plenty to offer.

September 22, 2016 Jared Ball 0 Comments

Baton Rouge emcee Marcel P. Black joined us for this segment of No Hooks for The Hip-Hop Chronicles on WEAA 88.9 FM in Baltimore. We discussed his involvement in activism responding to police violence in Baton Rouge, Alton Sterling and Black’s latest project, Cry Freedom, and the politics behind the art.