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From Brooklyn Beats to Beirut Streets...to Doha

Watch Omar Offendum, Mark Gonzales, and Nizar Wattad – who make up the Human Writes Project perform spoken-word poetry at Doha’s Education City.

Omar Offendum (Omar Chakaki), Mark Gonzales, and Nizar Wattad – who make up the Human Writes Project – were invited by Georgetown University in Doha, Qatar to perform a spok

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en-word piece and hold a workshop for aspiring writers and performers at Education City.

Omar, a Syrian-American architect & hip hop artist, Mark, a Mexican-American poet with a thirst for knowledge and a dream of justice, and Nizar Wattad, a Palestinian-American filmmaker & hip-hop artist, each bring a different element to the performance and stroked the heartstrings of many during their performance.

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