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."

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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