Word of the Week: Griot

As in: “In highlighting this tradition of ritualized artistry as resistance in his poem, [Amiri] Baraka acknowledges his role as griot of the black experience.”BookCover_JazzGriots

Marcoux, J. (2012). Jazz Griots: Music as history in the 1960s African American poem. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, p. 175.

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