|Jared A. Ball|
Ball in 2011
|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|
|Fields||Colonialism, Mass Media, Hip Hop Education, African American Studies|
|Institutions||Morgan State University|
Jared A. Ball (born 1971, Washington, D.C.) is a professor of communication studies at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. He is also an author, radio host and mixtape radio producer. In the 2008 presidential election, Ball sought the nomination of the Green Party of the United States before eventually dropping out and endorsing Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney.
Education and career
Ball is a graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park, the Cornell Africana Studies and Research Center at Cornell University and Frostburg State University. Ball is the author of I Mix What I Like! A Mixtape Manifesto and co-editor of A Lie of Reinvention: Correcting Manning Marable's Malcolm X, a critique of Manning Marable's Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention. He has also been known for his work on Pacifica Radio, Black Agenda Report and iMiXWHATiLiKE.ORG.
- Young, Mary E. (July 14, 2007). "2008 Green Party nomination hopefuls". Reading Eagle. Retrieved 7 September 2015.
- "Attempted ivory tower assassination of Malcolm X: an interview with Jared Ball, editor of ‘A Lie of Re-Invention’" San Francisco Bayview: National Black Newspaper (2012): http://sfbayview.com/2012/attempted-ivory-tower-assassination-of-malcolm-x-an-interview-wit-jared-ball-editor-of-a-lie-of-re-invention/
- Ball's faculty page at Morgan State University