Laini Mataka aka Wanda Robinson
Born and raised in Baltimore, she remains a local educator to young local poets in the Washington DC area.
Wanda Robinson recorded two spoken-word albums:
1971 - Black Ivory (made Billboard`s Black Album chart, reaching #29)
1973 - Me and a Friend (put together from tracks she’d recorded for Black Ivory - Wanda had nothing to do with the release of this work, she had left the music business prior to it's release)