Jenifer Williams performs a powerful and informative piece “Is it really rape if you never said no.” Watch and listen.
Kay Kassirer competed in the Women of the World Poetry Slam Finals.
Poetry submission by Juan C. Diaz
Angelica Poversky placed 5th on Aug 7th 2017 at the Vancouver Poetry Slam. This is Angelica’s poem Pluck Me
This poem is dedicated to Chester Bennington. @Tearsofwardiaz
A poet and activist originating from the war-town region of Darfur, Emi Mahmoud is the Individual World Poetry Slam Champion of 2015, and the co-Champion of the 2016 Women of the World Poetry Slam.
Currently a senior at Yale University, a Leonore Annenberg Scholar, and Global Health Fellow, Emi studies Anthropology and Molecular Biology at Yale in the hopes of one day alleviating structural disparities on maternal and child health in disadvantaged communities the world over.
Outside of academics, Emi is involved in the Yale Refugee Project, contributes to an international research initiative, and teaches spoken word poetry on campus and through ConnCAT in order to empower youth with the power of voice in various communities. In recent years, Emi has participated in and co-coached the Yale CUPSI slam team. As a child and adolescent, Emi was a public speaker presenting poetry across the country as part of the Darfur Alert Coalition and raising awareness and aid to address the often blood-relative victims of genocide in Darfur, her homeland.
A member of the Loser Slam NPS 2015 National team and 2015 World Champion, Emi has and continues to collaborate with various artists in an attempt to use poetry and other art forms to celebrate the full extent of human expression.
YouTube Channel: Poetry Slam Inc
Filmed at the 2016 BABEL Grand Slam / CUPSI Qualifier in Philadelphia PA
Khadijah is also a member of The Babel Poetry Collective. For more info on them and everything they do, check out:
SlamFind is a free performance poetry mobile app that allows you to easily find every poetry slam & poetry-friendly open mic in North America.
YouTube Channel: SlamFind