Seeing the clip also made me think of this awesome Ted Talk on 5 Before 5 – I think I shared this on my personal page before Buzz was a reality (or maybe on Buzz yonks ago), so am sharing again because it is another MUST WATCH!
She is a super-inspiring teen and brings Islam to life through her poetry, and is a reminder for everyone to draw on their own talents and spread the beauty of religion through that…definitely one to watch with your own teens.
Another poem by Amal Ahmed Albaz – Islam 101! One to share with non-Muslim friends perhaps?
Idea No 4: Hold a Poetry Slam (Sent in by Swaleha Karim)
In Minnesota, this year the Karbala Project’s mission was reflect on our faith from Karbala to Imam Mahdi. This mission was carried out by a combination of events that enabled participants to reflect and serve Allah (s.w.t) through the teachings of the Imams.
Ome of these events was a poetry slam where participants expressed their views on Karbala in the form of Spoken Word Poetry. This event gathered a lot of viewers and many were moved by the words of the speakers; the speakers varied widely in age, as you can see from the pictures!