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Black Disabled South African College Student, Kanyisa Ntombini, Talks About Student Protests On Campuses & Moore! sticky icon

(Leroy Moore’s Note:  As you know Krip-Hop Nation have been connecting with musicians/activists with disabilities around the world for years especially in Africa and Krip-Hop Nation will be touring South Africa in November-December 10th.  Leroy has been following the protests on college campuses in South Africa especially at University of Cape Town with disabled activist, Kanyisa Ntombini who have been organizing Black disabled poor students around disability justice issue on that campus.  Kanyisa recorded an update for Krip-Hop Nation & Poor Magazine.  B

From East Oakland to North Yemen- A Youth Poverty Skolaz Investigation

The war on Yemeni people is a horrifying and disgusting thing. But, what we have to remember is that even though the Saudi government are the ones shooting the missiles, this war was started by the United States. This war is fully backed and funded by the Trump Administration. The reason for the last couple of wars that have been going on in the Middle East is because of the oil content there. The United States Government will stop at nothing to get that oil. They have started wars to start our cars.

Reflections on SF BayView Newspaper

Youth Poverty Skolaz at Deecolonize Academy/POOR Magazine Summer Media Camp reflect on articles from the SF BayView Newspaper

 

Suicides inside of Lane Murray by Seven

July is ADA Month However When It Comes to Police ADA Means?

Back in the 90's a group of us in the Bay Area, Idriss Stelley Foundation (ISF), POOR Magazine, Disability Advocates of Minorities Org, DAMO, Caduceus, Coalition on Homelessness and the San Francisco Bay View Newspaper got tired of seeing  more and more police shooting of Black & Brown disabled people.  We held rallies, open forums and talked to our political leaders but it kept on going on.   We realized back then that nobody were  collecting data on this issue except a very few activists.  
 

From Trump Tower to the Tenderloin - The Hoarding Cluttering of the 1%

Mr A, Mr A, this is your case-mangler, we are here for your daily,weekly hourly room inspection ,” Covered in face mask, latex gloves and waving a mock pesticide spray bottle, I, playing a character i created called The Case-mangler in POOR Magazine’s 2017 production of Theatre of the POOR  yelled through the “door” on the stage at poverty , disability, elder Skola Bruce.

Movmiento Sin Teirra: Oppressed Peoples Herstory Final

The landless people's movement is located in Brazil the idea of the project is to grow their own food instead of killing off their people and also to get the farmers back their land so they can have collective living and live in harmony.

MOVE Africa: Oppressed Peoples Herstory Final

Just to start off, Philadelphia is one of the most racist states in the U.S now. Imagine how racist it was in the middle of the Civil Rights movement.

Shack Dwellers Movement in South Africa: Oppressed People Herstory Final

UN-Habitat, The UN’s human settlements program, states that the number of people living in slum conditions is now estimated at 863 million, which was only a couple hundred million less in the 1990’s.

 

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