Louder than a Bomb is the oldest youth poetry slam in the country, born out of Chicago's oral performance resources, including Second City. The article shares LTAB's beginnings, evolution, growth, and influence, and the author describes the experience of being a judge at the annual poetry slam.
Lems, K. (2020, April). Louder than a Bomb: Poetry slams and community activism create a powerful brew. Interface, the newsletter of the International Leadership Association, April 2020 issue.
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