Louder Than a Bomb 2013 Team Finals

March 12, 2013

The team from Kuumba Lynx, which took top honors.
The climatic event of Louder Than a Bomb 2013, the Team Finals not only featured the top four out of nearly 100 participating teams, but also highlighted many of the other young poets from throughout the festival. 

Team Finalists:

Simeon Career Academy

Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy

Oak Park and River Forest High School

Kuumba Lynx

The largest of its kind in the world, Louder Than A Bomb (LTAB) is Chicago’s rapidly-growing teen poetry festival, this year which took place at various venues around Chicago beginning February 16 and continued through to the finals on March 9, 2013. Aiming to bring teens together across racial, gang, and socio-economic lines, LTAB is a friendly competition that emphasizes self-expression and community via poetry, oral story-telling, and hip-hop spoken word.