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12:00 PM Saturday • October 25

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. 

 

 

 

Upcoming Episodes

Building Legacies
10/25/14 - 12:00pm

Omar Wasow sits down with three honorees of The Root 100 who are transforming communities in the fields of culture, health and education.

Building Legacies
10/25/14 - 4:00pm

Omar Wasow sits down with three honorees of The Root 100 who are transforming communities in the fields of culture, health and education.

The Vanguards
11/01/14 - 12:00pm

In this episode John Legend, Grammy Award-winning artist and activist, Issa Rae, creator of The Awkward Black Girl, and Monique Nelson Chairman CEO of Uniworld Group talk about their groundbreaking work.

The Vanguards
11/01/14 - 4:00pm

In this episode John Legend, Grammy Award-winning artist and activist, Issa Rae, creator of The Awkward Black Girl, and Monique Nelson Chairman CEO of Uniworld Group talk about their groundbreaking work.

The Vanguards
11/06/14 - 12:00am

In this episode John Legend, Grammy Award-winning artist and activist, Issa Rae, creator of The Awkward Black Girl, and Monique Nelson Chairman CEO of Uniworld Group talk about their groundbreaking work.

The Progressives
11/08/14 - 12:00pm

CNN's co-host of Crossfire Van Jones, Reverend Howard-John Wesley, and gay rights activist Danielle Moodie-Mills share what they consider true progress and why they'll never let us go back to the way things used to be.

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.