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Philadelphia's Afrocentric Storytelling Group

"Telling Our Story, Claiming Our Glory"

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KOTC MEMBER'S VIDEOS

GriotsWorks presents a rough cut of the video short for the National Association of Black Storytellers Festival & Conference, Cincinnati, OH 2008

"Celebrating Heroes and Sheroes of Freedom"

Charlotte Blake-Alston on storytelling at a TED talk in Wilmington, Delaware

Linda Goss, KOTC & NABS Co-founder speaks on a life of storytelling.

Watoto of Joy is Keepers Of The Culture, Inc. youth group. Listens as Daija Robertson puts her own spin on a classic Aesop tale.

Caroliese Frink Reed, Phd. KOTC Co-founder, High John The Conquerer @ Family Day October 2015

Queen Nur - Good To Know A Second Language @ TED talk, Philadelphia

Mama Sandi's introduction of tribute to Mama Linda Goss, with KOTC members @ Family Day, October 2015

Janice "Jawara" Bishop tells Grandfather stories at Stories In Service, GriotWorks Production

Wanda Gigetts, KOTC co-founder @ Family Day, October 2015

Keepers Of The Culture, Inc. (KOTC), youth group, Watoto of Joy, presented at the Free Library of Philadelphia main branch in October 2015. Onochie Odenigbo, 9, shares his original opening.

Nashid Ali, Call & Response at GriotWorks, Stories in Service 2010

Oni Lasana, Keep A Pluggin' Away by Paul Laurence Dunbar at Tobago Library Services 2017


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