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Keepers of the Culture members offer all audiences, innovative, diverse, highly creative, enriching cultural storytelling and musical programs.  


Our members are Storytellers, Poets, Creative Educators, Spoken Word Artists, Musicians, African Dancers, Drummers, Singers, Motivational Speakers, who uplift, enlighten and educate all audiences...everywhere.


To book a storyteller, contact the storyteller directly for more information. 

Most tellers are based in the city of Philadelphia, except where noted. E-mails or websites of tellers are underlined and linked to names.


* * * FOUNDING MEMBERS * * *    

CHARLOTTE BLAKE ALSTON  - WANDA GIGETTS - JANICE "JAWARA" BISHOP  LINDA GOSS - CAROLIESE FRINK-REED, Phd. - ISAAC MAEFIELD  

QUEEN SHEBA 


 * * * KOTC OFFICERS 2018 * * * 

PRESIDENT : IRMA GARDNER - HAMMOND 

VICE-PRESIDENT :  THERESA RANDALL

TREASURER :   NASHID ALI 

RECORDING SECRETARY : RONALD CARTER

CORRESPONDING SECRETARY : ONI LASANA


* * * LIFE MEMBERS * * * 

CHARLOTTE BLAKE ALSTON

WANDA GIGETTS

DR. CAROLIESE FRINK-REED

RONALD CARTER

QUEEN NUR


* * * SUPPORTING MEMBERS * * *

TONI LOVE

BUNJO BUTLER, Baltimore, MD  


                                         * * * KOTC MEMBERS 2018 * * *

Nashid Ali


Barbara E. Cox


Badiyah


Janice "Jawara" Bishop


Karen Blaylock, Bear, Delaware


Brother Robb Carter


Ivy Collick


Cheryl Davis


Joann Frasier-Dasent


Lamont "Napalm" Dixon, Atco, NJ


Nzinga Esele El


Rachee Fagg


Linda Goss, Co-Founder of NABS & KOTC


Kim Graham


April Gigetts


Guina Hammond


Irma Gardner-Hammond


Erma Holmes


Dwight James


Baba Jamal Koram, NABS Affiliate Director


Fellisco Keeling


Barbara King-Brown


Oni Lasana Productions

Coatesville, PA - Trinidad & Tobago


Vanora F. Legaux


Sandra Lee


Lauren Lofton


Hasan A. Mateen


Darlene Murphy


Brother Paul


J. Justin Ragsdale


Momma Sandi


MJ Smith


Sister Mafalda, Brookhaven, PA


Tahira Productions, Wilmington, DE


Denise Valentine


Carla "Mom Read" Wiley


Monica Wright


Barbara Williams


Jacqueline Wiggins


Rev. Dr. Denise Wooten-Toutman


 * * * YOUTH MEMBERS * * *


Janai Hilley