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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

Killing Us Safely: The Get Shot or Shocked Doctrine

Image credit: Coalition for a Taser-Free Berkeley

 

Report from Puerto Rico

REPORT FROM PUERTO RICO. It's taken me a couple of days to write. I am so furious with the way the Puerto Rican people are being left to suffer and die. The US government, military, FEMA, Rossello and PR state government have mounted little response.

Trauma Survivor: Mama Earth

Like any trauma survivor Mama Earth is unsettled, anxious, in physical and mental pain and actling erratic. This state of her being is now her norm, not the aberrant, so I refuse to call it Climate Change or any other euphemism. Mama Earth is in crisis, period.

And to all of us earth peoples struggling with the collective pain caused by the crises and trauma of our post-colonized and corporate tortured Mama Earth - i am sending so much prayer and healing across these digital streets
 

The Unfinished Disability Utopia, Berkeley Police & Americans with Disability Act Pushed By Kayla Moore, Transgender Disabled Woman of Color

 
Death Rumors
By Kayla Moore
 
Someone is calling the beast.
He is summoning me.
All he does is call.
I just want to be free.
Black death and the sight
of blood so cold,
my life sounds really short,
the scent of death
which smells real old,
pictures of old buildings
and forts
Must I suffer to this thing
we fear?

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