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POOR Magazine is a poor people led/indigenous people led, grassroots non-profit,arts organization dedicated to providing revolutionary media access, art, education and advocacy to silenced youth, adults and elders in poverty across the globe.

All of POOR's programs are focused on providing non-colonizing, community-based and community-led media, art and education with the goals of creating access for silenced voices, preserving and degentrifying rooted communities of color and re-framing the debate on poverty, landlessness, indigenous resistance, disability and race locally and globally.

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:

Targeted Individuals

Targeted Individuals

Marlon Crump/PNN
Thursday, October 8, 2009;

"It is heart-wrenching to realize that you have become a mind control experiment by your own government. It's something that I am still putting up with and coming to terms with. I don't have any drug history. I also have no criminal background and no DUIs. (Driving Under the Influence) My background is very clean so I am guessing I was just unlucky." (D. T.: Targeted Individual).

"They politics like ours profess, the greater prey upon the less."
Matthew Green, poet

Keys to a better community: The James Keys Story

Keys to a better community: The James Keys Story

One of a series of pre-election stories on PNN

Marlon Crump/PNN
Saturday, July 17, 2010;

“Housing, income (other poverty-related issues), I feel that the people don’t feel they have a voice or a choice. When election time comes, that’s when other people (candidates) will engage them.” James Keys, candidate for District 6 Supervisor stated to me in an interview, on June 24th, 2010.

The KKK Act of 1871

The KKK Act of 1871

An explanation of the racist and classist laws that inform U.S. policy.

Marlon Crump/PNN
Wednesday, July 2, 2008

A Dead Child's Cry

One poor mamaz' journey through poverty and C.P.S.

Silenced Mamas II

Silenced mamas II

The Un-just actions of Commissioner Marjorie Slabach continues -unchecked

Marlon Crump/PNN
Saturday, September 5, 2009

HOUSING FIRST: IF YOU BUILD IT THEY WILL COME ISN'T JUST A SLOGAN


By Bruce Allison and Thornton Kimes

San Francisco has a “Housing First” policy. The (very extended) Patel
family, which owns the vast majority of SRO hotel (Single Room
Occupancy: a.k.a. Poor People Housing) properties in the city, is
spitting in our faces by leaving SRO’s vacant for years. There is one
in the Mission (22nd and Mission, above the Ritmo music store, with 40

Haiku for the Environment

Thornton Kimes/An Alleged Po'Poet/

 

warm up the car! we
have to massage concrete for
a nano-second

 

 

 

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