Beverly Lloyd


“THINK OUT OF THE BOX” is the mantra of storyteller Beverly Lloyd, (aka Mama Awan) as she weaves Anansi stories into your heart with dialect and humor! African American history comes alive in her historical narratives, children’s stories and unique dialect! She is an English teacher of more than 25 years and CEO of a literacy non profit entitled Pass It On MAAT. (PIOM) Her original poems and plays have been presented in schools and churches. She has presented in NY, Florida,Pennsylvania, and all over Greater Cleveland. She is currently serving as Executive Board Secretary of the Cleveland Association of Black Storytellers and Co Project Manager of a CABS video launch entitled, “Black Lives Matter: Seize the Time.”