Fall 2010 Session of PeopleSkool/Escuela de la gente- Click on PeopleSkool/Escuela de la gente to download the schedule
BlackArthur Violent Displacement: East Oakland is dismantled by displacement, one family, one elder at a time
“I know they never had any intention of us being here in their plans,” said Master Frohm as my Sun Tiburcio and so many young boys and girls call him who attend the beautiful school he founded that is Frohms Martial Arts Academy on BlackArthur at Seminary in East Oakland. Frohms Academy was just served an exhorbitant rent increase by the new owners of their building and are being forced to leave their neighborhood of 16 years.
There are several reasons why the prison industrial complex (PIC) continues to grow in America, and I will focus on two of the most important. The first is that in punishing people we as a society attempt to appease the fearful side of our own human nature. The second is that vested interests keep this very unsuccessful system going. Just as steel companies need iron and timber companies need trees, so prisons use people as their raw material.
Prison Plantation Psychosis
Editors Note: Dr. Voodoo is one of several power-FUL PNNPlantation prison correspondents. As currently and formerly incarcerated poor and indigenous peoples in struggle and resistance with all plantation systems in Amerikkka, POOR Magazine stands in solidarity with all folks on the other side of the razor wire plantation.
(See attached file for full size image of letter concerning Dr. Voodoo's gang involvement as determined by the razor wire plantation.)
PeopleSkool - a poor & indigenous people-led liberation education arm of POOR Magazine/Prensa POBRE is offering our Decolonization /DegentriFUKation seminar for folks with race, class &/or formal education privilege on Jan 23 11-4pm & 24th 10-2pm (with an active decolonization action at the Gil tract @3pm) -Day 1 of this wknd seminar is also Day 1 of PeopleSkool 4 Poverty Skolaz
Editors Note: Mr. Jose Villarreal is one of several power-FUL PNNPlantation prison correspondents. As currently and formerly incarcerated poor and indigenous peoples in struggle and resistance with all plantation systems in Amerikkka, POOR Magazine stands in solidarity with all folks on the other side of the razor wire plantation.
Chicano Nations: the Hemispheric Origins of Mexican American Literature by Harissa K Lopex. New York University Press 2011. 208 Pgs.