Mujahida by Muslim poet Sara Umm Zaid

Here, poetry reading organizer Najiyah Helwani reads the poem Mujahida (She Who Struggles) by Boston based poet Sara Umm Zaid. The poetry of local and international Muslim women poets will be featured at A Voice of Our Own: The Poetry of Muslim Women on Saturday, January 22.

Kansas City, Missouri – A Voice of Their Own: The Poetry of Muslim Women, sponsored by Culturally Speaking and the Islamic Writer's Alliance, takes place Saturday, January 22, 2005 from 3 to 5 pm at the Southeast Branch of the Kansas City Public Library, 6242 Swope Parkway, Kansas City, Missouri. For more information, contact Najiyah Helwani via e-mail at