Zuckerberg Rewrites Iconic American Poem For Immigration Reform
A poem originally meant for immigrants fleeing injustice gets an update for the tech era.
Mark Zuckerberg has helped to re-write a legendary poem about immigration in support of the FWD.us immigration reform movement.
Entitled “Emma” after the poet Emma Lazarus, is an altered version of “The New Colossus” – the poem engraved on a tablet at the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty in New York City.
A poem that was once meant to show people of the world that America is a place they could come to escape injustice in their own countries, now represents a place where others can come to seek creative and entrepreneurial opportunities.