Sunday, December 5, 2021

Poetry Break: 2AM by Emtithal Mahmoud

Emtithal Mahmoud was born in Darfur, Sudan, and ultimately resettled in the United States. She's a recognized slam poet, winner of the Individual World Poetry Slam Championship (2015) and Women of the World Poetry Slam Co-champion (2016).

Watch her deliver her moving poem 2AM:

Mahmoud has also given a TED talk about the genocide in Darfur from which her family escaped.


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