James C. (Jim) Gregory

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Address: 13600 NW 1st Ave Miami, FL 33168 In a year and 1/2 I will be moving to the Ashville NC area
Phone Number: 305-607-3790
Fax Number: 305-688-0374
Director: Jim Gregory

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Additional Information

Focus: Entertainment, Race Relations
Grade Levels: 9-12
Length: 30 - 90 Min


Pricing: $250 per hour + expenses

Storytelling; Telling Personal Stories, Getting through difficult stories. Civil Rights Movements 60s and today

Setup: 15 min
Takedown: 15 min
Equiptment: Mike, Speaker, stool

I will be happy to send a free copy of "The Hanging of Tom Brown" to any school interested in the program.

Mission Statement:

To introduce the art of Storytelling in teaching to the next generation.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

Storytelling is not Just for Kids! Storytelling is the oldest and still one of the most effective methods of teaching known to man.

Program History:

I was raised in the Mountains of East Tennessee where I learned to tell stories from family and friends. In 1961 I formed a group of young people who were interested in helping Black kids to learn to read. We got caught up in the "Freedom Summer" in Mississippi and ended up in Selma Alabama. By the Selma/Montgomery March only two of us were still alive. My award winning CD "The Hanging of Tom Brown" is the story of and dedicated to Those 6 who gave their lives for the Rights guaranteed by our Constitution and ignored by so many.


"The Hanging of Tom Brown" won the Storytelling World Award for "Stories for Adult Listners" in 2014.

Additional Information:

I have appeared on River Cruse Boats and Holland America Cruse Lines, St. Peter's Cathedral in St. Petersburg Florida, Numerious House Concerts, 5 concerts at a High School in Maryland, Bus Boys and Poets, Grapevine Storytelling Series in Washington DC, numerous Churches, Storytelling Camps and Retreats and Masonic Lodgeses,
I was a Social Stidies Teacher for 39 years..

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