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Multi-Cultural Stories

Janice mesmerizes her audiences with folktales, original stories and original Bible Raps. She is also known for her portrayals of historical African American females such as Harriett Tubman and Mother Mary Lange foundress of the Oblate Sister of Providence the first order of religious women of color in the world.

Take a look at the videos below.

‘’Thank you so much for your stellar storytelling performance....Your choice of stories was impeccable; your characterizations were on target...your professionalism beyond reproach....The audience was mesmerized!’’

- Selma K. Levi, Head, Children's Department, Enoch Pratt Free Library

‘’Janice has an amazing gift of weaving traditional African folktales and Biblical Stories with a contemporary flair.’’

- Karla M. Wynn, Principal, MetaRere Publications

"Janice is one of Baltimore's premier storytellers....Her performances are captivating and enlightening and provocative."

- Eslyn Hinmon, Former President of the Griot Circle of Maryland, Inc.

‘’Janice is a superb storyteller. I regard her as one of the best oral tellers I have observed during my many years in the field of storytelling.‘’

- Mary Carter Smith, Co-Founder, National Association of Black Storytellers, Inc.

Thema and the

Wonderful Black Gourd

Thema and the Wonderful Black Gourd is a delightful coming of age story set in Ghana. As Thema struggles with growing up away from her parents she is helped by a beautiful reflection in the river. Grow with Thema and you may discover the lesson hidden in the Wonderful Black Gourd.

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