The Root and Roots Show

The Root and Roots Show


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Your host Greg Rasheed will play roots music from such genres as blues, country, gospel, jazz and soul, exploring its rich traditions. The root aspect of the show will involve talking about various issues in the world of sports as well as issues that take root in your life. It's a musical sports bar to enjoy and participate in.

Upcoming Broadcasts

Who was Vada Pinson? A solid All Star baseball player of the sixties and seventies, primarily with the Cincinnati Reds. But does he deserve to be in the Hall of Fame. His son, Vada Pinson III, will discuss the reasons his father should join the greats in Cooperstown.
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On-Demand Episodes

Dr. Stephany Rose will talk about Stephen A Smith's comments and the NFL's policy on domestic violence in light of the suspension of Ray Rice.

Peter C Bjackman will talk about his book Cuban History of Baseball. Learn the truth about Fidel Castro's baseball career. Are Cubans the best baseball players in the world?

Lyn Twyman will discuss child abuse, what it is and what it isn't. Drawing from personal experience and real stories, Lyn will show how parents can have healthier relationships with their children.

Carolyn Finney returns to the show today to talk about her book Black Faces, White Spaces concerning African Americans and the environmental movement.

Connie Field, the producer of Al Helm: Martin Luther King in Palestine, will talk about her film that involved an African American gospel choir's trip to Palestine.

Christian McWhirter will discuss his book Battle Hymns: The Power and Popularity of Music in the Civil War

Dr. Clarence Lusane will talk about the history of African Americans in relationship to the White House

Dr. Stephany Rose, author of Abolishing White Masculinity, will talk about why President Obama should not ignore black girls as he creates his Brothers' Keepers initiative. Have black girls been forgotten?

Dr. Carolyn Finney will discuss her new book Black Faces, White Spaces:Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans with the Great Outdoors. Why are African Americans not get the table when it comes to talking... more

Lyn Twyman, domestic violence advocate and social justice activist, will talk about healthy relationships and the warning signs of an unhealthy one.
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