ESPN experts share advice as part of HOUSEsports weekend

Moderator Curtis Bunn (far right) asked ESPN columnists J.A. Adande (left) and Jemele Hill (center) about how they got into sports journalism and what makes for a good sports column.

ESPN, in collaboration with HOUSEsports, a student-run organization at Morehouse that helps budding sports journalists develop in the different realms of media presented the college’s first journalism and sports conference.

Ron Thomas, Director of the Morehouse Journalism and Sports Program, along with Devin Emory and John Smith, co-founders of HOUSEsports organized the event as part of the HOUSEsports Weekend that ran from April 12-14, 2012.
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Jobs, economy major topics at MLK Roundtable

An all-star panel graces the stage at Morehouse College's auditorium, including panelist and alumnus Spike Lee (far left), Trumpet Awards foundre Xerona Clayton, Congressman John Lewis (D, Ga. 5) and host Roland Martin (far right)

In commemoration of Dr, Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, which he made almost half a century ago, a group of distinguished panelists gathered on Aug. 6 at Dr. King’s alma mater to discuss the progress made and the problems faced by the African-American community in today’s economy.

Morehouse College was just the first stop on the U.S. tour known as the “Table of Brotherhood Project” sponsored by Chevrolet and General Motors. The project went to Memphis, Chicago, and eventually Washington D.C. The discussions are meant to celebrate Dr. King before the unveiling of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial in Washington D.C., making this the first tribute in the nation’s capitol to a man of peace as well as a man of color.
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