The South Won: Sports, Music and the New South
Sunday, March 13
5:00PM - 6:00PM
98 San Jacinto Blvd
ESPN's Bomani Jones, New York Magazine's Rembert Browne, SB Nation's Spencer Hall and Elena Bergeron, and rap legend Bun B will talk about about sports, music, the identity of the new south, and the interplay between the three in everyday life. They’ll discuss how college football met southern hip-hop, whether and how the musical styles of the south are merging into one, how the NBA finally found its own local niches in the region, and whether all of this is leading to the region coming together or dividing itself anew.
Bomani Jones is a contributor for ESPN, a former contributor for SBNation.com, and the former host of “The Morning Jones”on The Score on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio. He has written on sports, music, ...Show the rest
Bomani Jones is a contributor for ESPN, a former contributor for SBNation.com, and the former host of “The Morning Jones”on The Score on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio. He has written on sports, music, culture and politics for over a decade and has been an on-air personality on TV and radio since January 2008.
Bomani has been featured on several television programs, including a Michael Jackson documentary broadcast all over the world and several sports documentaries for HBO and ESPN’s acclaimed “30 for 30 series. Bomani has also served as an adjunct professor at Elon University and Duke University, and he has spoken at many schools, including New York University.
Bomani graduated from Clark Atlanta University with a bachelor’s degree in economics in 2001, Claremont Graduate University with a master’s degree in politics, economics and business in 2003, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a master’s degree in economics.Hide the rest
New York Magazine
Spencer Hall is the editorial director of SB Nation and the founder and editor of EDSBS.com. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.