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

In the first half of the show, Carolyn Finney returns to the program to talk about her book Black Faces, White Spaces. The second half features Matthew Collier of the Hockey Prospectus, giving an update of the NHL at the all star break.
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On-Demand Episodes

Vincent Intondi, Associate Professor of History and founder of the Center for Black Studies at Montgomery College and Director of Research at the Nuclear Studies Institute of the American University in DC will talk about his book African... more

Dr. Katrina D. Thompson, Associate Professor of History at the St. Louis University will talk about the movie Selma, the historical Selma movement and the state of black film.

Nina J. Jablonski will talk about her book, Living Color: The Biological and Social Meaning of Skin Color. Jablonski believes that knowledge of the evolution and social importance of skin color can help eliminate skin-based discrimination and... more

Get your your year going with music to sweat to than music to romance to.

Two hours of music to make it a rockin' holiday.

Exonerated from Ohio death row after 39, Rickey Jackson will talk about his experiences and his goals as a free man. He is the 148th person exonerated from prison in the United States since 1973.

Robert Cheeke, pioneer in vegan bodybuilding, will talk about his new book Shread It:Your Step by Step Guide to Burning Fat and Building Muscle on a Whole Food, Plant Based Diet.

Two hours of romantic music to warm you up during the cold nights. The blue light is on in the basement for you to get close to the one you love. Snuggle up and let's party!

Two hours of music to shake the Thanksgiving calories away.

Drs. Matthew Hughley and Stephany Rose will talk about the Ferguson, MO verdict and its aftermath.
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