Stories are powerful. They transport you to another land or time. They raise questions about human nature. They can also be a tool to teach lessons that have been passed down for generations.
As the National Folk Festival kicks off in Salisbury, we speak to the co-founder of the National Association of Black Storytellers, Mama Linda Goss, and Dr. David Fakunle, her apprentice. They share favorite stories, and describe why the oral tradition is important.