The Griot’s Corner

The system works

It’s an export item that won’t be found on any shipping manifests, or in an international trade data report, yet it’s an export that has been one of this nation’s most profound and truly helped transform the world: democracy....

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A picture worth examining

There is a very common saying that “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Though the phrase itself is of disputed origin, its meaning has never been in doubt: a picture or graphic illustration conveys a stronger message than...

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The importance of HBCUs

As September commences, life on college campuses around the nation is in full swing. This past Labor Day weekend, which arguably was one of the greatest opening weekends ever for college football fans like myself, highlighted...

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