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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

Theatre Morgan takes a revolutionary look to present day issues

Jazmine Hawes, Contributing WriterMorgan State University’s theater department presented an evening of one-acts in the play the “Dutchman & The Last Revolutionary” this past weekend. The play was directed by former The Wire actor and current Morgan professor Philip Royston Burgess and written by Leroi Jones, Imamu Amiri Baraka and Levy Lee Simon. Morgan students Juwan Hensley and Aaron Miller, and Towson senior Kathleen Whitney played the main characters. The play was broken into two parts, focusing on two time periods in which the black community were racially targeted; the 1960s, when Clay (Hensley) was targeted by a white woman […]

by · October 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, THEATER