Combing the Roots provides an in-depth look at the issues surrounding racism, justice, and racial healing from a black woman’s perspective. In each episode, host Ally Henny explores and exposes the nature of America’s race problem drawing on history, culture, and other sources to provide thoughtful and engaging insight into a deeply contentious issue. Henny, a writer, activist, minister, and theologian is not afraid to take on controversial topics and shine a light on the issues. Henny’s Christian worldview and her blackness informs her perspective, but her commentary is suited for all. Combing the Roots will inform, challenge, and empower listeners to pushback against the forces of injustice.
This Labor Day, The Witness hosted a live Podcast-A-Thon to help raise support for the upcoming Joy And Justice Conference. Be sure to donate at JoyAndJustice.com
In this special corssover episode of Theology Q & A and Combing The Roots, Earon and Ally discuss the call to ministry and the unique challenges faced by those who lead.
Dealing with nonsense day in and day out is exhausting. In this episode, find out why Ally is saying, “It’s above me now.”
Song featured at end of show: https://www.facebook.com/527059980645077/posts/3014964995187884?s=34302504&v=e&sfns=xmwa
Happy Juneteenth, y’all! In this episode, Ally shares her journey to understanding the meaning of Juneteenth, why Medgar Evers day should be a thing, and the Top 5 songs you should bump at the Juneteenth cookout.
Are all white people racist? In this episode, Ally gives advice for navigating relationships with white people in a culture where racism is common and black people bear the brunt of the emotional labor that is required for healing.
Welcome to Combing the Roots with Ally Henny. Each episode seeks to provide an in-depth look at the issues surrounding racism, justice, and racial healing from a black woman’s perspective. Each season we’ll explore and expose the nature of America’s race problem drawing on history, culture, and other sources to provide thoughtful and engaging insight into a deeply contentious issue. Subscribe today to be among the first to join me as we Comb The Roots together.