Jared Ball

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Jared A. Ball
Nationality American
Fields Colonialism, Mass Media, Hip Hop Education, African American Studies
Institutions Morgan State University
Alma mater University of Maryland at College Park, Cornell University,
Frostburg State University
Known for Media Studies, A Lie of Reinvention: Correcting Manning Marable’s Malcolm X

Jared A. Ball (born 1973) is an associate professor of communication studies at Morgan State University in Baltimore in the U.S. state of Maryland. He is also an author, radio host and mixtape radio producer. In 2008, Ball sought the nomination of Green Party of the United States for president before eventually dropping out and endorsing Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney.[1]

Education and career[edit]

Ball is a graduate of University of Maryland at College Park and Cornell University. Ball is author of I Mix What I Like! A Mixtape Manifesto[2] and co-editor of A Lie of Reinvention: Correcting Manning Marable's Malcolm X[3] a critique of Manning Marable's Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention.[4] He has also been known for his work on Pacifica Radio and Black Agenda Report.[5]