Krip Hop Nation


The Responses To Krip-Hop's Track SSI Dollarz By Men In San Bruno Jail

Back in the late 90's I and Lisa Tiny Gray-Garcia​ had the honor to present our work in San Bruno jail.  In July of 2017 I had another opportunity to present  my work, this time, Krip-Hop Nation under Poetry For the People's teacher Amalia Alvarez​. The men responded great to the videos, songs and talk all about Black disabled issues from Hip-Hop to police brutality but the spark was the song by Keith Jones​ and I entitled SSI Dollarz.  We ended the class by writing what they thought of the presentation and a cypher.

The Razor Wire Plantations & Penal Abolition -Report back and Reflections from a Poverty Skola on ICOPA 17

We walk back and forth in a jail-cel everyday -its called your doorways
tent cities
Bus benches
and Metal chairs in the emergency room
waiting to be seen…
excerpt from the PoorHouse to the JailHouse by tiny

“Prison abolition is different than penal abolition- we don’t just want to get rid of the structures- we want to get rid of the whole system that functions to destroy people, said Ashanti Alston, Black Panther and penal abolitionist.

July is ADA Month However When It Comes to Police ADA Means?

Back in the 90's a group of us in the Bay Area, Idriss Stelley Foundation (ISF), POOR Magazine, Disability Advocates of Minorities Org, DAMO, Caduceus, Coalition on Homelessness and the San Francisco Bay View Newspaper got tired of seeing  more and more police shooting of Black & Brown disabled people.  We held rallies, open forums and talked to our political leaders but it kept on going on.   We realized back then that nobody were  collecting data on this issue except a very few activists.  
 

The Fourth of You-Lie amerikkklan County Fair

Part 1 By Tiburcio
“Come on, let’s get out of here, we have to get out of here” those were the words of my mother, frantic after we told her what happened to Uncle Leroy. “That is so messed up”

She was reacting this way because after me and Leroy, still cracking up about what happened explained what she missed. We were in the Star Wars exhibit of the Marin County Fair, the most racist place we could be inside of California the weekend before Fourth Of You-Lie.

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

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.

     

Magical Negro: From The Green Mile to Get Out: Black, Disability & Hollywood

The Magical Negro is a trope created by white people; the character is typically but not always "in some way outwardly or inwardly disabled, either by discrimination, disability or social constraint", often a janitor or prisoner.The character often has no past but simply appears one day to help the white protagonist.

It's A..... I Need My..... (Poem)

I need my walker
I can’t hear
I can’t breathe
I need my asthma inhaler
 
Dawan Gordon dragged like sack of potatoes
Daniel Harris tried to communicate with his hands
Eric Garner shouted 13 times
Anthony D. Clark gasped for air
 
It’s a toy truck
It’s a clock
It’s a colostomy bag
It’s sign lanuage
 

Twenty-One Black Disabled Trivia In Black History Month (Ongoing Trivia List, Please Make Yours)

1) This slave rescued other slaves and brought them to freedom. Who is she? What was her disability?

2) This famous soul singer in 1997 he wrote a book called Truly Blessed, about his life before and after his accident. Who is he?

3) This African American is the first deaf professional baseball player. Who is he?

4) This Black actor is an inspirational speaker who played in Boyz N in the Hood. Who is he?

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