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Radio Rootz

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Radio Rootz is a youth radio program in New York City. Rootz teaches classes in radio production and media literacy in New York City's public high schools and middle schools. Rootz students make hilarious, serious, thoughtful and creative pieces on subjects from Reggaeton to immigration to the Catholic church. We contribute to Free Speech Radio News, and our work airs regularly on Wakeup Call, the morning news show at WBAI 99.5 FM in New York. Radio Rootz is a project of People's Production House, New York's comprehensive media justice organization.

Pieces

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Radio Rootz Reporter explores the role schools play when dealing with cyber bullying.

Bought by Radijojo World Children's Radio Network


  • Added: Jan 22, 2011
  • Length: 05:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Public Service Announcement

  • Added: Jan 22, 2011
  • Length: :41
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Listen to the short Christmas parody here and find out what happened to Santa.

Bought by KGNU, WCBE, KZYX, WGXC, and Radijojo World Children's Radio Network


  • Added: Dec 22, 2010
  • Length: 05:28
  • Purchases: 5
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How might Restorative Justice work in the school system.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2010
  • Length: 13:57
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Racial profiling is defined as a fine line between national security and a violation of human rights. Listen as Radio Rootz focuses on the South As...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2010
  • Length: 11:08
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6 short op-eds produced by our Radio Rootz 9th grade class at Vanguard High school.

  • Added: Dec 08, 2010
  • Length: 04:42
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What's up with banning the "n" word?

  • Added: May 15, 2008
  • Length: 07:05
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Every single one of the over 2000 students have to pass through metal detectors each morning.

Bought by Radijojo World Children's Radio Network


  • Added: Feb 21, 2008
  • Length: 11:18
  • Purchases: 1
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Imagine the difficulties you'd face if you couldn't understand a word being spoken around you...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2008
  • Length: 12:20
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Does Love Make You Crazy?

Bought by YouthCast and Littleglobe


  • Added: Jan 28, 2008
  • Length: 08:55
  • Purchases: 2
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Every year we?re bombarded by statistics

  • Added: Oct 25, 2007
  • Length: 06:38
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Are you tired of not having any friends to talk to

  • Added: Oct 23, 2007
  • Length: 01:14
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Can jobs really keep teens out of trouble - at $5.15 an hour?

  • Added: Oct 23, 2007
  • Length: 05:43
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Gun violence impacts most teens living in Washington, D.C.

  • Added: Oct 23, 2007
  • Length: 07:02
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We invite you to us on our trip to Cambodia!!!

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Oct 11, 2007
  • Length: 19:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Challenges faced by Undocumented South Asian Youth

Bought by WXLV-FM and KUNM


  • Added: Oct 09, 2007
  • Length: 10:18
  • Purchases: 2
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Radio Rootz investigate a recent sad incident that occurred in a high school in Elmhurst, Queens, where a Sikh student had his hair cut off by a Mu...

Bought by WXLV-FM


  • Added: Oct 04, 2007
  • Length: 14:10
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: May 15, 2007
  • Length: 08:30
  • Purchases: 5
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4 radio documentaries on a variety of topics

Bought by Radijojo World Children's Radio Network


  • Added: Jan 12, 2007
  • Length: 22:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Radio Rootz Participants are and are not thankful for...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2006
  • Length: 04:55