Illin n' Chillin


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

From Wrongful Incarceration To Gospel Hip-Hop Michael Manning Looks Back & Forward!

1) Leroy Moore (LM) What is your life has been since your release 
 
 

Racially/Disabled Profiled in Ottawa, Canada

Leroy Moore interviewed Sulekha Ali, who is speaking out after her autistic brother was profiled by police. The transcript is below.

Shigella

In recent months The San Francisco health department has alerted many San Francisco free food service entities such as soup kitchens of a potentially lethal infectious disease known as Shigella.

Shigella is an oral fecal disease that is initially caused by ingesting human fecal matter, and is generally spread when the infected stool is spread to others who ingest it.

Funky chicken from the food pantry !

It is no secret that San Francisco is the third most expensive city in the world to live in.

For poor folks we must come up with creative and sometimes tried and true methods of survival when often 2/3 or more of our monthly income goes to rent.

One such methods for many is relying on local soup kitchens or food pantries to get staples and components of meals if not entire meals.

Black Disabled Families in Black History Month

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

 

Black Disabled Families Fight For Their Rights in Black History Month

An African-American Mama and her Adult Disabled Son Are Denied their Rights and Made Homeless.

When a Mother and her Autistic Sun are Evicted

When a mother and her autistic son are evicted, where are they supposed to turn? For Bessie Taylor of Monterey County, every option has come up short. Now, she’s worried about what comes next.

More Than Hip-Hop, Father & Son in All I Wanna Do, The Film

Krip-Hop Nation (KHN):  As a disabled activist/artist & founder of Krip-Hop Nation, I am totally interested in your 2011 documentary, All I Wanna Do, but first talk about your background as a film maker. 

POOR Mamaz, Daddys, Daughters & Suns Stand with Ferguson, LA, Oakland and Palestine and all peoples in resistance to the Po'Lice/Military Terror that continues to murder, attack and terrorize our bodies of color in Amerikkka

POOR Magazine landless families of color struggling to survive through the violence of poverty, racism, criminalization, po'Lice terror, false borders, and militarization want to publicly declare the following:
 

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