Jared Ball

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Jared A. Ball
Jared Ball - I Mix What I Like!.jpg
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
Scientific career
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.[1]

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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[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, Black Agenda Report and iMiXWHATiLiKE.ORG.[5]

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