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AUMA

In November, for the second time in a decade, California voters will once again be presented with the opportunity to go to the ballots and vote on the legal recreational use of marijuana for adults. The first ballot initiative was only marginally defeated.The current one, proposition 64 - also known as AUMA -is all bad.It would potentially be harmful for poor youth under 21, particularly youth of color. For this demographic, being arrested with an ounce and/or not having money to pay a fine would immediately land them in jail.

The Poor Pay More (But Don't Have To)

Early last month at Foods Co., I was both happy and surprised to see that they had a variety of slightly damaged produce mixed and matched in nylon net bags for 99¢ each. Most of it was slightly bruised, some had very prominent sugar spots, but all of it was usable. The really mushy spots on the fruit went into smoothies with the rest of the fruit, except for avocados, tomatoes, and cactus pears (tuna).

Reactions From Ugandans on The Police Murder of Alfred Olango

Krip-Hop Member/Journalist,  Ronald Muwanga of Uganda shares what Ugandans feel about the police killing of Alfred Olango in El Cajon, CA. USA.

 

10, (11, 12 or 13) things You Can Do Instead of the Calling the Kkkops

10, (11 or 12) Things you can do to Not ever call the PoLice , CPS and APS - (the beginning of a life-long list created by POOR Magazine/Prensa POBRE/Homefulness family.

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