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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.

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Bernard A. Drew will discuss his book Black Stereotypes in Popular Series Fiction, 1851 - 1955. Drew will talk about the forgotten writers who became famous in the Jim Crow era by writing stereotypical stories about African Americans. In the... more

In the fist segment Gary Cieradkowski will talk about his book The League of Outsider Baseball. He will examine the forgotten legends of baseball history. The second segment will feature Paul Marco, the host of The World Beyond Belief.... more

Jennifer Ring will talk about her book A Game of Their Own, about women and baseball.

Jason Black aka The Black Authority will talk about his documentary 7 A.M, which is about Black economic empowerment and also discuss the current situation of police brutality in the Black community.

Susan O' Brien, author of The Gluten-Free Vegetarian Family Cookbook, will talk about her book and offer recipes for you and your family.

The authors of In Pursuit of Pennants will talk about how major league teams try to create a championship team.

In the first hour of the show, Linda Haywood will discuss the book African Americans in US Foreign Policy. The second half of the show is devoted to a open dialogue about the current situation in Baltimore with my guest... more

Douglas Perry will discuss his book on Eliot Ness: The Rise and Fall of an American Hero. Learn the true story of the inspiration for The Untouchables television series and movie.

The first segment of the show will be devoted to boxing and mma. The first guest will be Theresa Runstedtler, author of Jack Johnson:Rebel Sojourner. The second guest will be Jonathan Gottischall, author of The Professor in the Cage. Both... more

Get the latest info and tips on the upcoming NFL draft. Who do you think your favorite team should choose as their first pick?
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