Poet who won acclaim from millennials accuses the Biden administration of ‘funding the bombardment of Gaza’.
Kaur—the Canadian poetry phenom collections have sold over 11 million copies worldwide—declined an invitation from the Biden White House for a Diwali event being held by Vice President Kamala Harris on November 8, citing the administration’s “support of the current atrocities against Palestinians” as the reason.
Rupi Kaur is a Canadian poet, illustrator, photographer, and author. Born in #Punjab, India, Kaur immigrated to Canada at a young age with her family. She began performing poetry in 2009 and rose to fame on Instagram, eventually becoming a popular poet through her three collections of poetry.