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Banke Awopetu

<meta charset="utf-8" />Banke Awopetu is an artist-activist. Armed with her grandmothers’ prayers, community love, degrees in African/African-American Studies and Drama from the University of Virginia, she has spent her entire life gathering and sharing Black stories through fiction, stand-up comedy, spoken word poetry, stage and film acting, and dance.

Banke is the author of two novels, Always Want More and New Black, a 2021 Idea Fund Grant recipient, and a performer with boundless depth. 

She has been featured in Ebony and Women's Health magazines. Her work in education reform garnered her an invitation to the White House by Michelle Obama. 

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8100 Sands Point Drive Apt 2002 77036

8100 Sands Point Drive 77036 United States US Texas TX Houston N/A