Four girls from Vermont are using their voices and powerful performance poetry to get their message out about being Muslim in America, stereotypes, and other issues near to them.

Five months after forming their slam poetry group, Muslim Girls Making Change is competing this week in the Brave New Voices international youth poetry slam competition in Washington, D.C.

‘‘We write poems about things that we can’t keep inside of us anymore, so things that we care so much about,’’ said Kirin Waqar, 16, of South Burlington, whose parents are from Pakistan.

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Links:

Boston Globe | Muslim Girls Making Change (MGMC)

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