|Jared A. Ball|
|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.
Education and career
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 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 and Black Agenda Report.
- 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/