Griots Republic

W.E.B. Du Bois Goes to Japan

In 1936, the Japanese ambassador arranged a trip to Japan for American writer, sociologist and civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois. During this trip, Du Bois t... Read More...

Coining New Languages

even if English ends up as the one global language, it won’t be “the Queen’s English” that everyone is speaking Every year humanity loses 30 to 50 ... Read More...

How Hanukkah Came to America

Hanukkah may be the best known Jewish holiday in the United States. But despite its popularity in the U.S., Hanukkah is ranked one of Judaism’s minor festivals,... Read More...