Poetry for a purpose: Yale senior wins World Poetry Slam Championship

Emi Mahmoud Yale University senior Emi Mahmoud fights battles with words. She’d always written poems, usually in rhyme. But when Mahmoud realized the depth of the horror going on in her home country of Sudan, she wanted to do something about it. At age 11, Mahmoud began accompanying her parents on speaking tours to educate others on…

http://college.usatoday.com/2015/11/02/yale-senior-wins-world-poetry-slam/

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