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Veteran journalists offer crash course on telling the stories of people of color

Oyin Adedoyin & Brianna Taylor, Spokesman Staff Writers

August 12, 2019

“Nobody knows what it’s like to be black more than we do, I do think that it ought to be everybody’s responsibility, including those who lead newsrooms, to make sure that all of us are covered in full and understood." Kevin Merida, ESPN executive

Visiting Panthers erase double-digit lead to win at the buzzer

Benjamin McKnight

November 29, 2016

After having a 13-point lead diminish one in the final two minutes of Tuesday's game, Morgan State University’s men’s basketball team headed to the free-throw line needing two points and a defensive stop to win the game. Freshman Stanley Nelson missed the front end of his two free th...

Morgan State and The Undefeated gather for star-powered symposium

Benjamin McKnight

October 19, 2016

The 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...

The Undefeated to host symposium at Morgan

Benjamin McKnight

October 18, 2016

When 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...

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