Journalism and Sports Program

News & Events

April 2018: The Maroon Tiger publishes Commemorative Edition newspaper and magazine honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., '48, 50 years after his assasination. 

March 2018: National Geographic Race Edition is unveiled in Washington, D.C. 

November 14, 2012: AND THE WINNER IS... ANALYZING THE 2012 ELECTION 

Hear a prestigious panel of journalists and educators discuss decisive factors in the 2012 presidential election. Journalists Cynthia Tucker, Bryan Monroe and Corey Dade discussed the impact of America’s changing demographics, campaign strategy, the role of the media, and what to expect from President Obama and the political parties in the next four years.

To view the program, click here.

April 12-14, 2012: 

ESPN Presents HOUSEsports Weekend

Choose from among three days of wide-ranging, sports-related workshops. Guest speakers included ESPN columnists J.A. Adande and Jemele Hill, former U. of Georgia AD Damon Evans, basketball historian Claude Johnson and Olympic gold medal winner Edwin Moses, a Morehouse alum. The conference was sponsored by ESPN and organized by the Journalism and Sports Program and HOUSEsports.org, a student-run organization for aspiring sports journalists.

August 2010: The Journalism and Sports Program offers a minor (18 credit hours) that every Morehouse student can take, regardless of his major. The minor is designed to provide a foundation in the principles of print journalism, and all students can choose journalism courses as electives.

Download the Journalism and Sports Program Brochure (pdf)

September 16, 2009: Power and Influence from the Sidelines: Is Sports Journalism for You? | Use Technology to Tell Stories, Sports Journalist Michael Wilbon Tells Students

November 14, 2008: Covering Change: How Black Journalists Reported on Barack Obama's Rise to Power | Covering Change Event Program

March 31, 2008: The Big Transition: From Racial Majority to Racial Minority

March 26, 2008: Being a Black Man: At the Corner of Progress and Peril

February 6, 2008: Discover Greatness: An Illustrated History of the Negro Baseball Leagues

February 4, 2008: "Black Magic" Question and Answer Session at Morehouse College

January 17, 2008: Black history and HBCU basketball come together in the ESPN documentary "Black Magic" 

May 9, 2007: ESPN: Black Athlete Forum hits plenty of powerful notes

December 1, 2006: Morehouse Launches Sports Journalism Program