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About DABS

We, the members of the Detroit Association of Black Storytellers, Inc., being desirous of working together for the purposes of preserving, perpetuating, and passing on the folklore, legends, myths, fables, lore, and mores of Africans and their descendants and ancestors; promoting a sense of pride in African Americans; transmitting a knowledge of African history and culture throughout the African Diaspora, do establish this constitution.


    MOMMA Ami Jackson is one of The remaining living Founders of Detroit Association of Black Storytellers

  • President Larry Castleberry

    Larry is an interactive story teller who loves to engage and connect with the audience. Larry’s goal is to inform, entertain and educate.

  • Vice President Maxine Cain

    .Maxine is the recipient of the Sojourner Truth Award, who tell stories to all ages. Her interaction with the audience brings them into her story.

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