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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.

On-Demand Episodes

The one and only Mama Kat, Ms JC, the Senior Citizen of the Airways returns to talk about her life and to play the best blues music around. Put on your dancing shoes!!!

Ryan Ellett, author of the Encyclopedia of Black Radio in the United States, 1921-1935, will discuss the early history and impact of African Americans on radio.

Dick Lehr, author of The Birth of a Nation, will discuss how Monroe Trotter, civil rights activist, and DW Griffith, filmmaker fought over Griffin's 1915 film that depicted the Civil War and Reconstruction era in a racist manner, making the... more

Richard Gonsalves is one of the foremost authorities and statiticians on professional kicking. A student of the game since 1970, he has met virtually every placekicker and punter inthe NFL, as well as kickers from the 20's - 60's. He will... more

Paul Marco, host of The World Beyond Belief show, will talk about the current political situation and the role of the New World Order leadership to seduce people to follow their instructions.

Jazz music from artists new and old will be played. Cecile McLorin Salvant, Kamasi Washington, Walter Beasley, Ahmed Jamal and others will soothe your heart, mind and soul.

H Soul Watson is a Denver community activist and media personality, currently on a hunger strike in protest of police brutality in Denver and coruption in the Denver government. In the second portion of the show, I will be playing slow... more

Old time radio shows featuring African Americans will be played this evening.
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