Black Women Debate Team Members Make History: First to Win National Championship

Towson Debate Team Champions
Towson Debate Team Champions

(Baltimore, MD) Two Towson University students Ameena Ruffin and Korey Johnson, both from Baltimore, beat out 170 other teams to win a national debate championship held in Indiana this week.

The dynamic duo beat out a team from the University of Oklahoma in the final round. Their strong argument correlated police brutality, the prison-industrial complex and structural poverty issues to a warlike violence against African-Americans in the U.S. and identified solutions.



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