Combing The Roots with Ally Henny

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

13 episodes of Combing The Roots with Ally Henny since the first episode, which aired on April 3rd, 2019.

  • Racial Reckoning

    August 6th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  41 mins 7 secs

    In this episode, Ally discusses the racial reckoning that is happening in our culture.

  • I'm Back (Again)

    July 30th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  41 mins 33 secs

    This pandemic has been a WHOLE MESS. Ally is back after a long hiatus and she is ready to snatch some wigs.

  • Wear Your Bonnet! Grease Your Scalp!

    March 19th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  41 mins 34 secs

    In this episode, Ally discusses the various ways in which black people can practice self-care in a time where simply existing is exhausting.

  • The Quiet Exodus

    March 5th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  40 mins 27 secs

    Episode Description: Ally isn’t the only Black Christian who has had a bad experience in a white church. In this Episode, Ally talks about why we need to leave. She also interviews Tamice Spencer, founder and CEO of Sub: Culture Incorporated ( Support Ally on Patreon to hear the entire interview with Tamice ( Ally’s Blog:

  • I’m Back and I’m Still Black

    February 20th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  38 mins 38 secs

    It’s been a minute, but Ally is back and still 100% Black. In this episode, Ally gets personal and shares about a difficult situation that she has had to deal with since the end of Season 1.

  • The Witness LIVE: Combing The Theology with Earon James and Ally Henny

    September 5th, 2019  |  42 mins 56 secs

    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

  • It’s Above Me Now

    June 27th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  38 mins 45 secs

    Season 1 Finale

  • Happy Juneteenth

    June 13th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  47 mins 2 secs

    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.

  • When Skinfolk Ain’t Kinfolk

    May 30th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  38 mins 9 secs

    What do we do with black folks who do the work of white supremacy? In this episode, Ally shares what we should do with skinfolk who ain’t kinfolk

  • #YesALLWhitePeople

    May 16th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  36 mins 43 secs

    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.

  • Black Motherhood in the Age of Trump

    May 2nd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  31 mins 54 secs

    Ally describes what it is like to be a mother in a time of heightened racial tensions and discusses how black motherhood can be an act of resistance

  • The Secret Origins of Ally Henny

    April 18th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  34 mins 24 secs

    In this episode, Ally shares about her life, why she’s involved in anti-racism work, and what you can expect from Combing the Roots

  • Welcome to Combing The Roots

    April 3rd, 2019  |  Season 1  |  33 secs

    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.