Caption: Poet Kush Thompson
Poet Kush Thompson 

For Colored Girls Who Considered Yaky by Kush Thompson

From: WBEZ
Series: Louder Than a Bomb 2012
Length: 03:14

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Poet Kush Thompson, 17, is a senior at Orr Academy High School, but she was representing YOUmedia Chicago in this year's competition. This is her third year participating in Louder Than a Bomb. For Colored Girls Who Considered Yaky is "a declaration of black beauty in defiance to any practice that asks us to be anything but what we are." Read the full description.

Ltab2012_kush_small Poet Kush Thompson, 17, is a senior at Orr Academy High School, but she was representing YOUmedia Chicago in this year's competition. This is her third year participating in Louder Than a Bomb. For Colored Girls Who Considered Yaky is "a declaration of black beauty in defiance to any practice that asks us to be anything but what we are."

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