Tales of Griot | Mohamed Tall | TED x MtHebronHighWomen

Mohamed Tall is Baltimore City’s current Youth Poet Laureate and the 2016 Grand Slam champion. He is a former Baltimore City Poet Ambassador, as well as the two-time Muslim Interscholastic Tournament spoken word champion. In the fall of 2015, Tall began working for a nonprofit organization known as “Dewmore Baltimore” which aims to tackle social justice issues as well as civic engagement through poetry. He acts as a teaching artist in Baltimore City middle schools. A current Political Science major at Morgan State University, Tall plans to utilize his experience and education to increase political consciousness in his community. Mohamed Tall is Baltimore City’s current Youth Poet Laureate and the 2016 Grand Slam champion. He is a former Baltimore City Poet Ambassador, as well as the two-time Muslim Interscholastic Tournament spoken word champion. In the fall of 2015, Tall began working for a nonprofit organization known as “Dewmore Baltimore” which aims to tackle social justice issues as well as civic engagement through poetry. He acts as a teaching artist in Baltimore City middle schools. A current Political Science major at Morgan State University, Tall plans to utilize his experience and education to increase political consciousness in his community. He believes that art is at the forefront of every revolution. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

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