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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.

  • ELDER VICKI SLAUGHTER

    AMAZING VERY UP BEAT STORYTELLER

  • ELDER SHERYL PRYOR

    AWESOME STORYTELLER

  • MASTER STORYTELLER BROTHER JAMES GRAHAM

    A summary of what drives James is his love for The Creator, a love of people, a love for stories, and the desire to become what and who The Creator wants him to be.

  • LISA WILLIAMS

    Lisa Williams is a professional storyteller, consultant, registered mediator, and arbitrator. She uses storytelling to uncover opportunities for value creation, facilitate learning, raise empathy, open new perspectives, and promote sense-making. She also enjoys telling folktales, fairytales, and much more for the fun of it!

  • CHERYL OLDEN

    : Storytelling! Storytelling; “There is something exciting about the power of stories. They are meant to be told as they have great power.

  • JANICE BURNETT

    I have enjoyed sharing stories of folklore, African-American History and life experience. on university campuses, museums, recreation centers, senior centers, schools and churches.

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