Just wanted to share this amazing poem by the late Henry Dumas, who was called an "absolute genius" by Toni Morrison. Additional Resources: .
Calling Ohioans "Buckeyes" goes back to the 1830's. The buckeye is seen as a sign of good luck. Ohio State seems to personify this "myth" of luck, always winning everything, growing at an astronomical rate, leading in education, etc. Well the Buckeye neighborhood of Cleveland could say just the opposite. This area once showed [...]
Sometimes you do things because it just feels right, or you may feel some type of pressure. But sometimes, you have to admit when things are simply divine. I am a Griot who speaks through rhythm, the Ngoma, the drum. I am immensely proud to be a Griot. It is a way of life, a [...]