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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.

Upcoming Broadcasts

Manfred Berg will talk about his book Popular Justice: A History of Lynching in America. In the second hour, Matthew Collier from The Hockey Prpspectus will preview the 2015 - 2016 National Hockey League season.
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Cesar Brioso, author of Havana Baseball: Spring Training, Jackie Robinson and the Cuban League will talk about the history of Cuban baseball.

Paul Marko, host of The World Beyond Belief will talk about false flags, end times, earth changes and survival.

Adriana N. Helbig, Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Pittsburgh, will talk about her bookHip Hop Ukraine: Music, Race, and African migration.

Poet, author, social commentator, activist, Ishmael Reed will talk about his new book The Complete Muhammad Ali. Unlike other books on Ali, Reed does not sugar his life but shows Ali as a human with faults. Reed interviewed Ali's... more

Robert Cohen will talk about his new book The 50 Greatest Dynamic Duos in Sports History. What is your favorite? Do you agree with the author's chocies?

In the first segment Mark Armour and Daniel Levitt will talk about the current pennant races as well as their book In Pursuit of Pennants. In the second segment, jazz pianist Matthew Shipp will appear to talk about his music. Cuts... more

Christopher B. Doob, professor emertitus of sociology at Southern Connecticut State University will discuss his new book The Anatomy of Competition in Sports in the first segment. In the second segment, the upcoming NFL season will... more

Dr. Stephaine Rose will talk about her new e-book, Recovering from Racism:A Guidebook for Beginning Conversations.

Legendary human rights activist and union organizer Bill Fletcher Jr will talk about his life as an organizer for social justice and what he thinlks of protests in 2015.

John Potash,author of Drugs as Weapons Against Us, will talk about how corporate entities and the government have used drugs and other means to control the left in this country.
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