Taki S. Raton: The uncompromising, philosophical griot warrior of our life-time

July 17, 2015   // 0 Comments

  By Mikel Kwaku Osei Holt Had Taki Raton been born 200 years earlier, chances are he would have been a lieutenant in Nat Turners’ liberation army, or a scout for Harriet Tubman’s Underground Railroad. Had his ancestors not been brought to America in chains, chances are Taki would have been a Griot Warrior, a tribe’s historian, responsible for maintaining the most important cultura...

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