compassion or cocktails

walking down valencia, i see

a woman in a wheelchair

we share hellos and i give

her a buck as i wonder

what her story is—she was

just evicted from her home

or maybe her lover beats her

imagining her hunger and

pain i feel compassion for her

and know i’m the lucky one

because i have a dollar to spare


as i leave to walk on, two young

women well dressed and coifed

pass by—and they too must have

a story—maybe one of them has

The Truth Behind Library Gardens

As someone who once lived in substandard constructed Section-8 project-based housing in Berkeley, California for six years, I can assure you that all so-called ‘affordable housing’ built and/or refurbished with HUD (U.S. Government Housing for Urban Development) funding for low-income communities was built with many corners being cut in order to meet the limited financial budget of the HUD funding building subsidy.

Appropriation Versus Reparations - the Sci-Fi Horror Movie Called Rachel D.

White culture isn’t good for anyone even white people, “ the words of my mixed race ghetto skola mama sailed through my ears when the sci-fi horror movie called Rachel Dolizol unfolded. As the white skinned daughter of a mixed race, disabled,, houseless, single mama I have always claimed my wite-skin privilege. I have named its infiltration powers and the ways this deeply racist, amerikkklan society stolen by settler colonizers who look like me have continued their legislative, education and institutional terror over everyone of color.

California For Rich People Only-!st Nations, Black, Brown & Poor Peoples State-wide List of Demands for Immediate Change

1st Nations. Black, Brown & Poor Peoples Demands for Justice and Self-Determination

1) A STATE-WIDE Moratorium on Ellis Act/For Profit Evictions of Children, Families, Elders & Disabled peoples from ANY rental property

2) State-wide Moratorium on Luxury Housing Development /Condominium Development

California: For Rich People ONLY??- 1st Nations, Black, Brown & Po folks resist Apartheid California

California: For Rich People ONLY???

1st Nations, Black, Brown & Poor peoples across the state resist the Apartheid state of Displacement, Po'Lice Terror, False Borders and Plantation Prisons


Living While Black and Poor in Gentryville- A Story for Yuvette (Henderson)

There are no words for how sad i am about the loss of sister Yuvette, killed by Emeryville pigs on February 3rd with war-style weapons  which is why i needed to write this story.

PNN-TV: Amor Para Amilcar- Justicia Para Amilcar de Guatemala

PNN-TV: Mercedes Cordero - Mama de Eduardo, amigo de Amilcar hable con Prensa POBRE


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