KEEPERS OF THE CULTURE was founded in 1994
Charlotte Blake-Alston - Janice "Jawara" Bishop - Wanda Gigetts,
Linda Goss - Caroliese Frink-Reed Phd - Isaac Maefield - Queen Sheba
KOTC is an affiliate of The National Association of Black Storytellers, Inc.
1996 : Hosted the 14th Annual "In The Tradition..." The National Association of Black Storytelling Festival & Conference, in 1996 in partnership with West Philadelphia Cultural Alliance.
2016 : Hosted the 34th Annual "In The Tradition..." The National Association of Black Storytelling Festival & Conference,
"The Way We Tell It, Is The Way It Is!"
Charlotte Blake-Alston - Queen Nur - Tahira
Oni Lasana, Ron Carter, Momma Sandi
Annual "Sundays On Stage" series at the Philadelphia Free Library - Parkway Branch
An evening of stories, poetry & music in celebration of family & community
A celebration of Africans American history & culture
African American Museum of Philadelphia
GriotWorks "Stories In Service"
Philadelphia Folklore Project
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology
InFACT, Inc / Art Sanctuary / Tahira Productions
COLLABORATIVE PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
with Patchwork, A Storytelling Guild
Perdue University Black Cultural Center
Throwing Down The Gauntlet: Telling the Stories of Sisters in the Black Panther Party through the African Oral Tradition