Storyteller Queen Nur Includes Audience with West African Tradition

SWAN VALLEY - Karen "Queen Nur" Abdul-Malik from Willingboro, New Jersey is an award winning, nationally known storyteller of West African culture, African American history, folktales and mythology. She was a part of the 2 Valleys Stage Concert Series and performed a public concert March 20 as well as worked with the students in the schools. She has recorded two CDs.

Her stories were accompanied by a drum beat and audience participation. Pictured above Queen Nur sang a song about pulling up the large sweet potato with a lot of help from volunteers.

She told the original African story that Disn...


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