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12:00 PM Saturday • November 22


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. 




Upcoming Episodes

Empowering Spirits
11/22/14 - 12:00pm

President Obama appointee, Jonathan Mcbride, director of presidential personnel, Tony Award-winning actor Billy Porter, and NAACP's Senior Director for Voting Rights Jotaka Eaddy, discuss the motivation behind their work and what it really takes

The Expressionists
11/29/14 - 12:00pm

In this episode feminist Brittney Cooper, Pastor Toure Roberts, and actress Condola Rashad share their inspirational work and how they've touched so many with their powerful and entertaining messages of strength and love.


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.