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Morgan State and The Undefeated gather for star-powered symposium

Morgan State and The Undefeated gather for star-powered symposium

by Ty’Rique Sims, Staff WriterThe late Malcolm X once gave a speech in 1962, in which he said, “The most disrespected person in America is the black woman.” Decades later, a group of professional black women in both sports in journalism met Tuesday in a panel discussion at Morgan State University to discuss the very same issue that Malcolm X addressed. Morgan’s School of Global Journalism and Communications as well as ESPN’s The Undefeated co-hosted the symposium, titled “The Impact of Negative Images on Black Women Athletes.” Leading the discussion was former WNBA player and current college basketball and NBA analyst […]

by · October 19, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · SPORTS

The Undefeated to host symposium at Morgan

Benjamin McKnight III, Editor-In-ChiefWhen ESPN’s The Undefeated was just an idea in the making, nobody was sure what the end result of the network’s progressively black offshoot would be. Five months after its launch on May 17, The Undefeated will be making a stop at Morgan State University to present a symposium titled “The Impact of Negative Images on Black Women Athletes,” moderated by ESPN’s Jemele Hill. Other guests for the event include Lonnae O’Neal from The Undefeated, American sabre fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, and retired WNBA player and ESPN analyst Kara Lawson. Prior to the discussion, The Undefeated and the […]

by · October 18, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · SPORTS