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Dr. Jared Ball

Dr. Jared Ball interviewed by BWMN’s Dr. Todd Burroughs after being named a 2022 Freedom Scholar.

Dr. Jared Ball is the host of iMiXWHATiLiKE! with Jared Ball podcast, the flagship program of the Black Power Media collective. He is a professor of Communication and Africana Studies at Morgan State University, Maryland’s leading HBCU. He is the author of The Myth and Propaganda of Black Buying Power, of which a second expanded edition is forthcoming in the spring. A board member of The Black Scholar journal and a frequent contributor to Black Agenda Report magazine, Ball is a co-founder of Black Power Media, which has reached a total of 21,000 subscribers since it launched on YouTube in February 2021.

Here he is interviewed by BWMN’s Dr. Todd Burroughs after being named a 2022 Freedom Scholar. The Marguerite Casey Foundation created the Freedom Scholars award in 2020 and it is given to ten scholars who are anonymously chosen by former recipients.

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