POOR Magazine


POOR Magazine Revolutionary Journalism, poetry, & prose on issues of poverty, racism, disability, in/migration, border fascism, incarceration, welfare (de)form, profiling, indigenous resistance, art, media, and more by the folks who experience these struggles first-hand.

(POOR Magazine -The print edition- Is currently out of print due to lack of funding. Some copies of Volume #4: MOTHERS still available by mail order. Contact deeandtiny@poormagazine.org)

Blogs and Journalizm by Poverty Skolaz locally and globally linked below:

ROOFLess Radio

RoofLESS Radio in West Oakland talking to the houseless people the REAL revolutionary the ones braving it out in the hard cold of the streets. Take in some of their knowledge and watch the RoofLESS Radio.

Is It Time To Look What We Provide Our Disabled Youth When State Violence Is At An All Time High?

Wait!  Since the late 80’s I’ve been protesting, advocating etc on police brutality against people with disabilities however today is totally different.  I am use  to reading and advocating for Black/Brown adults with disabilities but today our Black/Brown youth with disabilities are the growing cases of state violence in schools, on the streets, in group homes, locke

Po' Folks Fire Victims Displaced Again

 

Editors/Mamaz Note: The already victimized poor families, elders and disabled folks who were displaced in the West Oakland fire of March 27th have been told they have to vacate their temporary shelter at 3233 Market street in West Oakland. The Following is a report by youth skolaz at Deecolonize Academy

 

From Haiti to West Oakland Poverty Gangsta-Pimping & Poltricking -But No Real Help For Fire Victims

“All fire victims will have to leave the “temporary shelter” with or without  any money or housing on April 6th,”  reported Audrey Candy Corn, POOR Magazine reporter, single mama of 3 and founder of TAZ clothing company who has been on the ground from Day 1 standing , advocating and caring for all the low-income families who lost everything they had in the West Oakland Fire of last week that diplsaced over 150 people and killed four.

They Wanted this Place to Burn- West Oakland Fire of Po Folks Housing

“I’ll tell you…they really wanted that building to burn down”, said by one of elder survivors of the West Oakland apartment fire which has taken four precious lives, hospitalized several people and has now displaced over 100 people; disabled elders, community members and families with children in a dark and cold brisk morning on Monday, March 26, 2017 at about 6:15 a.m.. 

100 Years of Black Herstory Murdered by Capitalism - Iris Canada

Knives are sharpened into paper called leases -
with blades that cut children and elders into pieces.
Murderers called Landlords get away with this violence
and no witnesses ever see it.
While our mamas die everyone stays silent

From Lola McKay to Iris Canada- From Ron Likkers to Elaine Turner-
a system that separates and then annihilates
was built on hate and winds paper trails around your neck so tight u barely have energy to think much-less fight....  Excerpt from Poison Paper trails by Tiny
 

A Couple Gives Us A Superhero that Doesn’t Leave His Bed Physically, Graphic Novel: RECALL & GIVEN

Krip-Hop Nation:  Thank you  for agreeing to be interview.   This comic book, RECALL AND GIIVEN, is really about your relationship tell us how did you all meet and the turning points in this book.
 

In the White House, In the Community & Internationally, Ola Ojewumi, Give Her Views

  1. Leroy F. Moore Jr.:  You are a journalist, disability activist and Founder of ASCEND tell us why, when you enter these fields and some work that came out of them.

     

Peoples Investigation Launched 4 PoLice Terrorized Family

“This is Private Property!” the angry faced woman yelled at us from the reception desk as we walked into the office of the management of the Eastmont Mall “Town Center” on March 15th.

Sweeping us Like we are Trash - Press Conference

Sweeping Unhoused People Like we were Trash in Berkeley
Berkeley Police and Public Works Removes Hundreds of Unhoused People and Throws Away Belongings

What: Emergency Press Conference Demanding the Return of Belongings and Access to Liberated Ohlone Land to safely sleep on

Where: On Gilman Street at the foot of Hwy 80
When: Thurs, Jul 21st  at 4pm
 

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