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Bridging Generations

Bringing Wisdom, Revelations, & Untold Stories, Then & Now

Veteran Journalist and NPR Correspondent Vertamae Grosvenor joins Kristen, Lauren, and Helen Hanna, Lawyer, Physician, and Educator, revealing previously untold and unheralded Public Interest stories, with guest commentators, discussion and analysis.

A New Media "Documentary Talk Show", exploring important public interest stories infused with Griot Girls "Realia", unscripted video segments of the Griot Girls on location in "Reality Mode". Viewers may submit their stories for review and inclusion in the Media Show and Online Magazine, and submit questions to the Griot Girls for discussion.

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Dr. Vertamae Grosvenor Interviewed during Black History Month In New Mexico. She explains the anthropological importance of food, and why she sometimes calls herself a Culinary Griot.  

 

The Griot Girls .....Kristen, Lauren, Helen & Vertamae
Bridging Generations, Wisdom & Untold Stories

Veteran Journalist and NPR Correspondent Vertamae Grosvenor joins Kristen, Lauren, and Helen Hanna, Lawyer, Physician, and Educator, revealing previously untold and unheralded Public Interest stories, with guest commentators, discussion and analysis. A New Media "Documentary Talk Show", exploring important public interest stories infused with Griot Girls "Realia", unscripted video segments of the Griot Girls on location in "Reality Mode". Viewers may submit their stories for review and inclusion in the Media Show and Online Magazine.

Modern Griot .....Griot, meaning urban storyteller and teacher of history.

griot
[ˈgriːəʊ griːˈɒt] n, (Social Science / Anthropology & Ethnology) (in Western Africa) a member of a caste responsible for maintaining an oral record of tribal history in the form of music, poetry, and storytelling [French, alteration of guiriot, perhaps ultimately from Portuguese criado, domestic servant, from Latin cretus, one brought up or trained, from past participle of cre re, to produce, bring up; see create.]

A griot ( /ˈɡri.oÊŠ/; French pronunciation: [ɡʁi.o]) or jeli (djeli or djéli in French spelling) is a West African storyteller, praise singer, poet and musician. The griot is a repository of oral tradition.

gri·ot
// (gr - , gr , gr t) n., A storyteller in western Africa who perpetuates the oral tradition and history of a village or family.