April 16, 2014

2 Brave Girls Break Religious Stereotypes: Slam Poetry Like You’ve Never Seen.


Words fail me now.

This message is so deep and profound, and so mature for two relatively young girls, who stand hand in hand together as one.

This is beautiful and challenging—and asking people to consider religious and racial stereotypes.

These are poignant and philosophical words that are worthy of everyone’s time.

Wow, wow and more wow.

I am inspired and amazed by this message that is delivered so eloquently:



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Ira Aug 14, 2014 8:27am

I’ve seen this in a dozen versions. groups in Israel+Palestine try to celebrate holidays together, grieve together, and live together, but they are a few hundred idealists in millions of sheep, not represented in government and diplomats on either side. The moderates just don’t count when violence rules, I’m afraid. Preaching poetically to the choir won’t help 🙁

l.d.temple Aug 1, 2014 4:49pm

In watching this video and reading the comments, my first thoughts were "hell yeah" and "where there are children, there is always hope." These thoughts coming from the humanitarian in me…thank you for this video.

cara Apr 17, 2014 10:30am

Powerful. Wow

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