Ilhan Omar Reads Warsan Shire

In this episode, Minnesota State Representative Ilhan Omar reads “Conversations about home (at the deportation centre)” by Warsan Shire and reflects on the many meanings of home. Ms. Omar is first Somali-American Muslim legislator in the United States. Her term began in 2017. 

“Conversations about home (at the deportation centre),” by Warsan Shire, appears in the pamphlet, Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth, from Flipped Eye Publishing.

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