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National Great Blacks in Wax Museum

What is the Basketball Academy, anyway?

What is the Basketball Academy, anyway?

Some of the top boys and girls basketball teams in the area will compete Thursday through Saturday at the 19th Baltimore City Public Schools Basketball Academy. But the games are just part of the three-day event at Morgan State University. The academy, open to middle school and high school student-athletes (plus parents, coaches, teachers and school administrators), includes classes on college admissions, social media and SAT prep, among others. Student-athletes will also visit the Great Blacks in Wax Museum, Reginald F. Lewis Museum and Delta Head Start. The academy's stated goal is to educate and showcase the talents of inner-city youth basketball players in and around...