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E.R. Shipp School of Global Journalism and Communication

Pulitzer Prize Winner Feels Called to Morgan State University

by Morgan State U
September 15, 2022

Before being labeled as “one of New York’s most intelligent, unpredictable and interesting voices,” Etheleen Renee “E.R.” Shipp was a little girl growing up in the South, determined to go beyond the path her mother had mapped out for her. Her achievements and opportunities as a journalist continued to grow. The one opportunity that particularly drew her attention was teaching at Morgan State University, a historically Black university in Baltimore, Maryland.