"P. O. Box 398252, Dallas, Texas 75339-8252, 214-374-1192"










About Me

Biography

Afiah Bey was born the 5th of 11 children in West Dallas Projects. She attended Dallas Public Schools and graduated in 1975 from Skyline High. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Special Education from East Texas State University in 1980. During ten years of public school teaching she invited a storyteller to the school and then decided she could do just as well.

She did stories to her special education students which spread over to the rest of the school. This led to her doing stories for almost every major festival and cultural event in Dallas. She is called a GRIOT (gree-o); traveling storyteller, musician and poet. She is the mother of 2 children Ishmael Mozeke and Isaac Mozeke.

History

Afiah Bey has over 15 years of experience as a griot/storyteller.  She has performed at many public and private schools, libraries and many cultural events in the Dallas/FT.Worth metroplex.  She has been featured on Fox's "Insights", WFAA "Family First".  She is a griot/storyteller full time.

Mission

To give to the community an understanding and importance of the Griot/storyteller.  A Griot (gree-o) tells the history of a people through stories, songs, rhythms, theatre, dance and visual arts.  Participants self-esteem will be enhanced as they learn and listen to stories which teach moral and values.