Mamaz/Families


Love Balm for My SpiritChild - PNN ReViEwsforTheReVolution Theatre Review

 

“Love trumps grief.. May mothers love be awakening and love trumps grief…” Love Balm for My SpiritChild

We are Hiding Out With No Water-Water Stolen from Thousands of Poor folks in Detroit by Privatization

"We are hiding out in our own house with no water, " Shelah a 15 year youth and poverty skola whispered on the phone to me. She went on to tell me she and her mama and 9 year old brother were one of thousands of poor families who had their water service cut off in the last few months by the Detroit Water and Sewage District

BB Guns

June 17, 2014

I heard a young girl crying hysterically outside of my home, which kicked my maternal instincts into overdrive as I rushed to her aid. "They shot me with them BB guns!"

Rest In Poetry Mama Maya - POOR Magazine family Honors Ancestor Warrior Poet Maya Angelou

"We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated." ..Maya Angelou The Art of Fiction No. 119, the Paris Review

The Wealth-Hoarders and land-stealers change the locks on Black History in San Francisco

Marcus Books Raises $250,000 to buy back their own store and still gets locked out,- but they aren't giving up!

PNN-TV; Houseless Mamaz Demand Housing For Mothers Day

(image of an eviction notice posted on now houseless single mama Sabrina Carter's door, evicted from privatized public housing in San Francisco)

DeGentrification Zones (DGZ)- a poor people-led plan to take back this stolen land

(Image of a young sista-mama from the Black Riders Liberation Party at the 1st Anti-gentriFUKation DGZ bbq in Oakland)

 

Resting Place

April 15, 2014

Three figures repose in the fallow soil, holding hands, gazing skyward, two small figures flanking a larger one. The mother’s arm raises to point at a cloud above, the twins heads moving to follow.

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