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4:00 PM Saturday • September 20

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

Entertainment
09/20/14 - 4:00pm

Omar Wason interviews MSNBC's gutsy news anchor Tamron Hall, the new Kennedy Center artistic director for jazz Jason Moran and the renaissance man of Hollywood, Hill Harper. to touch the lives of audiences everywhere.

Empowering Artists
09/24/14 - 10:00pm

Omar Wasow talks to the hot new film director Ava DuVernay, DJ and founder of Black Girls Rock, Beverly Bond and the soulful singer Jamar Rogers who captivated audiences with his voice and his story on The Voice.

Empowering Artists
09/25/14 - 12:00am

Omar Wasow talks to the hot new film director Ava DuVernay, DJ and founder of Black Girls Rock, Beverly Bond and the soulful singer Jamar Rogers who captivated audiences with his voice and his story on The Voice.

Empowering Artists
09/26/14 - 3:00pm

Omar Wasow talks to the hot new film director Ava DuVernay, DJ and founder of Black Girls Rock, Beverly Bond and the soulful singer Jamar Rogers who captivated audiences with his voice and his story on The Voice.

Empowering Artists
09/27/14 - 4:00pm

Omar Wasow talks to the hot new film director Ava DuVernay, DJ and founder of Black Girls Rock, Beverly Bond and the soulful singer Jamar Rogers who captivated audiences with his voice and his story on The Voice.

Entertainment
09/19/15 - 2:00pm

Omar Wason interviews MSNBC's gutsy news anchor Tamron Hall, the new Kennedy Center artistic director for jazz Jason Moran and the renaissance man of Hollywood, Hill Harper.

Entertainment
09/20/15 - 12:00pm

Omar Wason interviews MSNBC's gutsy news anchor Tamron Hall, the new Kennedy Center artistic director for jazz Jason Moran and the renaissance man of Hollywood, Hill Harper.

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.