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Oscars heading in more diverse direction after two years of #OscarsSoWhite

Benjamin McKnight

February 28, 2017

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, Film

Over several months, reviews and controversy have saturated the depths of social media with the black films Moonlight, Hidden Figures, and Fences. Hollywood has taken a nod to these three films and has finally upheld them to the...

Controversial speaker headlines Black History Lecture at Morgan State

Benjamin McKnight

February 23, 2017

Filed under CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS

High energy, differing opinions and controversial statements filled the room as panelists debated issues of African-American history and steps toward economic growth, Wednesday. Members of the Morgan State University and local...

Bears drop consecutive conference games for the first time this season

Benjamin McKnight

February 12, 2017

Filed under COLLEGE, SPORTS

With a seemingly safe five point lead coming out of the halftime break against a mid-tier conference opponent, the Morgan State University men’s basketball team looked poised to rebound from their second conference loss of the s...

Chicago organizer leads Black Lives Matter discussion at Morgan

Benjamin McKnight

February 10, 2017

Filed under CAMPUS NEWS

Students gathered in the university student center Thursday night for a special event titled, “Do Black Lives Matter to Black People?”, a concrete discussion based around education, economics, war and more in the black commu...

Bears drop to second-place in the MEAC with loss to NCCU

Benjamin McKnight

February 6, 2017

Filed under COLLEGE, SPORTS

After a typically tough non-conference schedule, the Morgan State University Bears have been clicking on all cylinders to win seven of their last eight games en route to a first-place ranking in the conference. North Carolina...

Lady Bears put an end to losing streak

Benjamin McKnight

February 5, 2017

Filed under COLLEGE, SPORTS

It took a team effort for the Morgan State University Lady Bears (3-19, 1-8 MEAC) to pick up their first MEAC victory of the season. Morgan defeated the North Carolina Central University Lady Eagles (3-16, 2-6 MEAC) 44-42 Saturday at Hill Field House. Senior...

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