Cartoonist Jerry Craft Uses Mama’s Boyz as Platform to Mentor Students

14 Feb


Jerry Craft and Mama's Boyz

Cartoonist Jerry Craft will join Brenda Johnson Padgitt on ASWIFTT RADIO February 25, 2012 at 1:00 pm. CST to discuss his Comic Strip Characters Moma’s Boyz and how he uses his comic strip creation as a platform to mentor students. Mama’s Boyz is an award-winning comic strip that has been distributed by King Features Syndicate since 1995; making him one of the few syndicated African-American cartoonists in the country. His comic strip follows the lives of a widow raising her two teenage sons while running the family bookstore. Jerry has won three African American Literary Awards for best comic strip (2011, 2009 & 2004).

For more information on this show you can contact ASWIFTT RADIO Host Brenda Johnson Padgitt at 1-800-775-2708 ext. 3060 or you can also e-mail her at (This show is apart of the ASWIFTT RADIO series “Uncommon Heros in the Neigborhood Giving Back to the Community”)

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