Amal Kassir is an amazing slam poet who has a unique way with words. She is an American and she is Syrian. Her insight into the pressures of constantly being creative is a message that everyone should hear. Not only this, but her memories of Syria are also a message that everyone should hear. Make Art, Make Peace, Not War.
I have really been enjoying her vlogs. If you are a Murakami fan in Korea, check out this vlog of Murakami-esque cafes!
I found her video thought provoking. In a digital age we sometimes forget our analog roots. (Video Credit: ASMRrequests)
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Mary Cagle is an online cartoonist who participated in the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program. “Let’s Speak English” is a comic that follows her experience teaching English in Japan. Link Below, Enjoy!
Let’s Speak English: Off We Go
Interested in learning more about the JET Program? Find information here