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Poet Gina Loring, C’2000, Pens Poetic Tribute to Empower Women

November 2016

Gina Loring Los Angeles-based poet, singer and songwriter Gina Loring, C’2000, has partnered with British director Deborah Anderson to create a video message to honor and empower women everywhere. One Billion Rising, a global campaign to end violence against women, recently released the duo’s collaborative project “Walking Prayers,” featuring poetry written and performed by Loring.

According to the press announcement, the video is a poetic call to action to encourage women to love and respect themselves and to fight misogyny, sexism, violence, hate and ignorance. Loring has appeared on HBO’s “Def Poetry,” BET’s “Lyric Café” and TVOne’s “Verses and Flow.”

Gina LoringAs a guest artist of the American Embassy, she has performed her music and poetry in Kuwait, Russia, West Africa, Denmark, Turkey, Greece, Ireland, England and Tunisia. She is an adjunct professor in the Los Angeles community college school district and volunteers with Inside Out Writers, working with incarcerated teens.

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