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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. 

The SFPD Beating of Musa Fudge Highlights Why List of Demands Must Go Deeper Than Systems Stakeholders

There are three arenas that I’m focusing my demands to


In The Home


In The Community and


In The Political arena 


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.


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.


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