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11:30 AM Saturday • August 30

About

The Root 100

The Root 100 is a groundbreaking interview series on ASPiRE featuring 24 of the most intriguing 2013 honorees of "The Root 100," the annual list of African- American achievers and influencers between the ages of 25 and 45. The weekly show celebrates these young black leaders who are paving the way for change and inspiring us through their work. Hosted by noted journalist and 2010 - 2011 honoree of The Root 100 Suzanne Malveaux with interviews by Jamal Simmons, the series goes beyond the accomplishments of these dynamic men and women to explore their lives, their passion and what it takes to achieve success with meaning and purpose. 

 

 

 

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Upcoming Episodes

Breaking The Mold
08/30/14 - 11:30am

Laura Weidman Powers Co-founder and Executive Director of the nonprofit, Code2040, Ivory Toldson Deputy Director of the White House initiative on HBCUs and socio-political comedian W.

The Inspirers
09/03/14 - 10:00pm

Rachel Brooks Founder of Citizen Made, Reverend Raphael Warnock and Kimberly Bryant Founder of Black Girls Code discuss their remarkable work that pushes beyond the limits of tradition and inspires us all to dream.

The Inspirers
09/05/14 - 2:00pm

Rachel Brooks Founder of Citizen Made, Reverend Raphael Warnock and Kimberly Bryant Founder of Black Girls Code discuss their remarkable work that pushes beyond the limits of tradition and inspires us all to dream.

The Inspirers
09/06/14 - 11:30am

Rachel Brooks Founder of Citizen Made, Reverend Raphael Warnock and Kimberly Bryant Founder of Black Girls Code discuss their remarkable work that pushes beyond the limits of tradition and inspires us all to dream.

The Advocates
09/13/14 - 12:00pm

Omar Wasow sits down with The Root 100 honorees, MSNBC host, Melissa Harris Perry, NAACP president and CEO Benjamin Jealous and Hollywood actress Gabrielle Union.

Biographies

Suzanne Malveaux, who has an identical twin, grew up around Howard University, where her dad was dean of the medical college. After serving as a White House reporter for nine years, she joined CNN in 2002, covering four presidents and the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.