"Mustafa Ahmed wears sneakers, jeans and T-shirts. He has close-cropped hair and a gap-toothed grin. He is 12. People tend to give him standing ovations. He writes poems about poverty in Africa, where his family is from, and poverty in Regent Park, where he has lived his entire life.
He writes poems about the value of education and the importance of trust. He writes poems that make white adults cry – this is what happened at the Hot Docs film festival – and other black students jump to their feet and clap." - (TorontoStar.com)