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Poltricksters Debate: The Demicans Vs the Republicrats

Tue, 11/03/2015 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

The Poltricksters Debate - the Demicans Vs the Republicrats

POOR Magazine poverty, migrante, indigenous, elder and disability skolaz in collabration with Youth skolaz from Deecolonize Academy will be debating the issues of poverty, housing, gentrificaiton, po'Lice terror and local legislations impacting our communities and cultures

The Crazy, serious, power will go down in San Francisco in collaboration with Francisco Herrrera's Mayoral celebration outside San Francisco City Hall

The look on his face is childlike -stockton police assault mentally disabled man

The first time i saw James Smith he was with his mother Teresa at a community event and it was immediately obvious that James was mentally disabled. The look on his face is childlike, there is nothing threatening in his appearance or his movements. Unless you are a police officer. Then James black skin may cause you to view as thuggish what less biased individuals would consider childlike innocence. 

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.

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