Poets at the Brave New Voices festival address issues of racial violence, immigration, social justice, police brutality and women’s rights.
Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan's powerful poem isn't about humanizing Muslims.
Watch Riz MC (Riz Ahmed) spit rhymes about racial injustice.
"It is an act of political warfare to consume in a culture that tells us we are only meant to be consumable."
Because classic poetry isn’t just the language of the privileged.
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