Rodney Goode

EX FILES: Rasheed Dennis

FACES OF EXPATRIATION - MEXICO "I actually haven't stayed in the USA longer than a week since 2011. So that tells you all you need to know. " While ... Read More...

EX Files: Ramone Turnquest

FACES OF EXPATRIATION – CHINA Ramone Turnquest is CEO & Creative Director for Haus of Regal V. Real, a luxury bag company based in China. He is the former ... Read More...

Ex Files: Deanna Lewis

FACES OF EXPATRIATION - SOUTH AFRICA Deanna was born and raised in Southern California. At the age of 17, Deanna became a mother and decided to devote her life... Read More...

Ex Files: Lisa R. Mitchell

FACES OF EXPATRIATION - THE GLOBALIST Lisa R. Mitchell is a Global Business Executive with nearly 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Sh... Read More...

IN SPINE FOR FEBRUARY

To some, Black Excellence may be a hot topic, but it is truly not a new phenomenon. In fact, for every documented example of Afro-centric achievement, there are... Read More...

EX-FILES: HU JOHN

FACES OF EXPATRIATION – CHINA A Newark, NJ native and first born Trinidadian American, Hu John grew up in various parts of the United States. He went to High S... Read More...

EYE OF THE BEHOLDER

“When I got off the plane in June 1982, I found a dollar on the ground (my first dollar earned in the U.S.) and on that day, I knew I would not be returning t... Read More...

BEAUTY’S REVENGE

(IMG: KIM ROXIE. Courtesy of LAMIK Beauty) While the old adage that beauty is in the eye of the beholder holds true to this day, the world would have us b... Read More...

A Family’s Journey

Winner of the Benjamin Franklin Book of the Year and the Award of Merit from the American Association for State and Local History, Gail Melissa Grant is an acco... Read More...

Rodney Goode

Deputy Editor

A seasoned project manager, Rodney's planning and resource management skills have been utilized by several Fortune 500 companies and local governments worldwide. He has lived as an expat in China and India, and brings effective interpersonal communication competencies to the GR team. As the Griots Republic SVP of Sales and as a veteran traveler, we rely on his experience in international business and all things travel.