Words are their weapons

Each year Louder Than a Bomb puts more than 1,000 young poets from Chicago-area middle and high schools together in a furious battle of words that validates and celebrates their view of the world. Here are some of their works.

Issues visualized

In June, we exhibited some of our photojournalism fellows’ best work documenting the region’s ongoing struggle with racial and economic inequality. If you missed the event, you can still view and purchase their work online.