While searching for random stuff through the internet again, I came across Adam Joel Banks 2011 book, Digital Griots: African American Rhetoric in a Multimedia Age. The book looks at the intersections between African American cultures and community building, and new technology and new media, the intersections between tradition and innovation and the constant search […]Read More Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth: Digital Griots and Does Africa Dream of Androids?
Two of my favorites quotations from Invisible Man: “Beware of those who speak of the spiral of history; they are preparing a boomerang. Keep a steel helmet handy” and “The old is ever new.” Today is Ralph Ellison’s Birthday and he would have been his 100th birthday. So, here is a taste (a short summary) of […]Read More The My-Stery: The Legba Circuit in Ellison’s ‘Invisible Man’