Muna Abdulahi – “Not A Leader” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“Instead of my parents teaching me how to ride a bike with no training wheels, they would practice pulling my headscarf off to teach me how to react.”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem by Muna Abdulahi, performing at the Button Poetry Live. If you’re in the Twin Cities, don’t miss the next Button Poetry Live show, first Monday of every month in downtown Saint Paul, or watch LIVE from our YouTube Channel.

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While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out all our books and merch, including books by Neil Hilborn, Danez Smith, Jacqui Germain, Hanif Abdurraqib, Olivia Gatwood, our newest release from Donte Collins & more.