Suheir Hamad at First Fridays Youth Open Mic (Jamaica Plain)

Considered one of the greatest poets of her generation, Suheir Hammad is a Palestinian-American poet, author and political activist. A star of stage and screen, Suheir won a Tony Award for her Broadway performance in Russell Simmon's Def Poetry Jam and gave a critically acclaimed performance in the film Salt of this Sea.

Friday, June 6th, 7 PM, First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plan (Boston), 633 Centre St