WSHU Holiday Programs
5:27 am
Tue December 16, 2014

A Season's Griot

Griots of Sambala, king of Medina, 1890.
Griots of Sambala, king of Medina, 1890.
Credit Bibliothèque nationale de France

A Season's Griot

Friday, Dec. 26, 8 to 9 p.m., on WSHU-FM

This one-hour celebration in story and song is public radio's only nationally syndicated Kwanzaa program. Hosted for nearly 20 years by acclaimed storyteller Madafo Lloyd Wilson, this annual special captures the tales and traditions of African American and African peoples. This year's program will celebrate Peace with special guests Pamela Reid, Joyce Grear and the show's poet laureate, Beverly Burnette.