[Re-Up] Let Her Tell It: Poet, Gina Loring On Racial Identity, the Gift of Poetry & Self-Acceptance

*This piece was written and a few years ago when I first began blogging. I was hungry for the stories of inspiring Black women with passion for their crafts and a glow in their eyes. I'm re-posting this, though it is years old, for the knowledge Ms. Loring so willingly shared and the pearls of wisdom that remain relevant though time has marched on and she has continued in her path of success.*