The "Love Trumps Hate" Poetry Project

Hate speech has ugly consequences: In the past few years, anti-Muslim incidents and hate crimes have risen to unprecedented rates — they’re higher now than they were post-9/11.

Anti-Muslim sentiment is especially rampant on social media. Any time I’m vocal online, I almost always receive violent, disgusting tweets.

I decided to turn the hate into positivity, and created this two page poem, using only words from the hate tweets I’ve received.

Following the poem, you’ll find screenshots of all the tweets used/considered in the making of this project.
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