As a teaser before next week’s full-length profile, Kuumba bring you an original recording of Lauren Banka performing her poem, An Open Note to Gabrielle Giffords. Whether she’s speaking in front of hundred or standing before an invisible audience, Lauren has an incredible presence on stage. Sometimes you just can’t get enough. After watching her lay it down in this video, you’ll be hooked. Good thing we have your next fix ready – check back on Sunday, April 3 to see another side of Lauren.
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