"We are vessels of speech, we are the repositories which harbor secrets many centuries old... without us the names of kings would vanish from oblivion, we are the memory of mankind; by the spoken word we bring to life the deeds and exploits of kings for younger generations. History holds no mystery for us; we teach to the vulgar just as much as we want to teach them, for it is we who keep the keys..." - The Words of The Mali Griot Mamadou Kouyate, Quoted in D.T. Niane, Sundiata: An Epic of Old Mali 1217-1237
Bread & Roses Worker's Opera STL Public Radio Interview
Rustbelt Performance of "Songs of Songhai" as featured on Button Poetry
Live Reading of "The Greatest Americans" inspired by Saul Williams's "Bloodletting"
WU-SLam Grand Slam Winning Performance of "The Boy Who Cried Nigger"
Poetry Video of "These Streets Abandoned" at Elite Blendz Barbershop
Youth-Written Script "Change" from PPA Winter Showcase
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