To schedule a storytelling assembly for your school/library/organization

Call: 734.252.9010 or Email: info@brownSSbooks.com

Meet Our Storyteller

Scroll down to red lettering for a MLK or Black History Presentation

Since 1995, our storyteller has presented over 300 programs to thousands of children in elementary schools, public libraries, Head Starts, Montessori Centers, and middle schools across America.

In Alabama, California, Ohio, Mississippi, Wisconsin, New York and Michigan, her unique storytelling style, combining music, authentic artifacts, audience participation and lots of children’s literature has been well-received by principals, librarians and the enthusiastic listeners, the children.

For three consecutive years, the Farmington Hills Public School District (Michigan) booked our storyteller for EVERY elementary school. Year after year, she returned to these schools sharing creative multicultural stories and ethnic information. To schedule a storytelling assembly program on site at your location, call (734) 252-9010.

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*Virtual Presentations: Dr. Martin Luther King or Black History Eyewitness

Listen to an enlightening eye-witness account! 

Our speaker, Jacqueline Blake, marched with Dr. King on August 28, 1963 at the historic “March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom.”

Furthermore she attended the 50th anniversary of that march and most recently (2020) another August 28th “March on Washington – Get Your Knee Off Our Necks”, and was interviewed by several media outlets and seen on TV in NYC. 

Her story has been shared via print (see below) and video.

https://www.adventistreview.org/adventist-woman-marches-on-washington-again-57-years-later

Via social media of your choice, give your young students or adult audience this rare opportunity to hear a first-person account.

Jacqueline Blake also travelled to South Africa during Nelson Mandela’s memorial week  and has other Black history eyewitness experiences to share…..see below.

Let history come alive for your next event!

Choose from these eyewitness accounts:

  1. Dr. Martin Luther King – March on Washington 1963
  2. Nelson Mandela – My trip to South Africa
  3. August 28 – Four Black History Events 
  4. Selma – Walking the Edmund Pettis Bridge – 50th anniversary
  5. Barack Obama – My trip to DNC for his nomination

For more information, complete and submit INTEREST FORM below.


Seven Different Programs

  • Around the World with Books
  • Martin Luther King. Jr – His Life Message
  • Black History Alive
  • Follow the Drinking Gourd – Tales from the Underground Railroad
  • Kwanzaa for Kids
  • *Special during Covid-19: A Virtual Dr. King Presentation
  • African Animal Tales
  • Sojourner Truth Speaks

 

MLK – Eyewitness Presentation

    HEAR WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING

    This was the BEST assembly we have ever, ever, ever had. Even the teachers were engaged.”
    Inshad M., Geer Park Elementary, Dearborn, Michigan”

    – Librarian
    Everything about your program was professional, educational, and well-executed.

    – Principal
    “More than I expected…warm, caring presentation…very good with kids.”

    Tim K. Green, Principal .”
    “It was an honor and privilege to have a modern day historian at Lincoln Middle School today!