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A griot was a kind of traveling storyteller in West Africa— “troubadours who went from village to village dispensing witticisms about current events, chance incidents, and history through oral tradition,” as the Fort Greene-based Modern-Day Griot Theater Company explains it. “We are... committed to moving the story of the African Diaspora forward by using the age-old storytelling tradition of the West African griot,” communications director Liza Bulos tells us, “but with a modern twist—by...