Poet Shailja Patel perfoms at TED, Vancouver

Poet, playright and perfomance artist Shailja Patel recites and acts out her poem, which pays homage to Zanzibari Taarab singer Bi Kidude. Patel has created waves in the poetry world with her cross-genre book Migritude, which is a heady mix of memoir, poetry and history. Enjoy!

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