Palestinian-American poet and politics activist whose functions include Drops of the Tale and Breaking Poems. She also toured with an HBO-produced event known as Def Poetry Jam, earning a 2003 Tony Honor to get a Broadway Def Poetry efficiency. She released her debut poetic function, Born Palestinian, Created Dark, in 1996. She received an American Publication Award in ’09 2009. She was created to Palestinian parents inside a Jordanian refugee camp and grew up in Brooklyn, NY. She was authorized to a spoken-word poetry agreement by HIPHOP great Russell Simmons.