POOR Magazine


POOR Magazine Revolutionary Journalism, poetry, & prose on issues of poverty, racism, disability, in/migration, border fascism, incarceration, welfare (de)form, profiling, indigenous resistance, art, media, and more by the folks who experience these struggles first-hand.

(POOR Magazine -The print edition- Is currently out of print due to lack of funding. Some copies of Volume #4: MOTHERS still available by mail order. Contact deeandtiny@poormagazine.org)

Blogs and Journalizm by Poverty Skolaz locally and globally linked below:

Skeletal Black, Dee Allen's powerful poverty scholarship through poetry

No Social worker can speak for the Po’…. No news reporter can speak for the Po’….

Youth Skolaz Report: Permit Gangstas

Below are the reports from the DeeColonize Academy youth skolaz on the POOR Magazine meetings at City Hall trying to challenge the impact fees being imposed on Homefulness. Here is a petition on our behalf.

Photo: DeeColonize Academy youth skolaz learning about the law for self-advocacy at the Alameda County Law Library

 

Soar Torian Soar. Four Year Anniversary- Grieving Mother Series- Dec. 27th, 2019

The phone rang. It was Momo. She said my brother had made it to her house. It was the first time in a year and a half he had surfaced. Praise God. my mother's prayers have been answered. 
 

The Lowest of the Low- Grieving Mother Series - Dec. 18, 2019

The lowest of the low. It comes a time when you think that you've hit rock bottom but the reality is there is such a deeper lower low that one could experience...

Reincarnation- Grieving Mother Series Dec. 12, 2019

I did it, I released myself. It has been over 72 days of meditation and I have Noticed A Difference in My Movement.

End of Year Reflections- Grieving Mother Series Dec. 12, 2019

This year has been a interesting year for me I have grown a lot it is the end of the year and I have had a little reflection time as I usually do this time around it hits the 4th year mark of my deceased son anniversary bittersweet at the end of last year I was awarded mother of the year this year my children were awarded at the end 2019 4 the leadership that they have taking on in the community governing themselves and then their brother and sisters keeper I I am so proud of them I don't think they know just how

SB 50- Article One in a Four-Part Series: The Lies, Damn Lies, Statistics, and Capitalism of the California Housing Crisis

As a low-income African-American living in the Bay Area, I have been through all the trials and tribulations the Brothas and Sistas have been through in America, and if I haven’t one of my friends or family members have suffered through it. This is the journey that we call America. A nation founded upon the tenets of patriarchy, white supremacy and hyper- capitalism. Yeah, folks, these are undisputed facts.

The Struggle to Build Housing When You are Homeless -Poor and homeless builders struggle with Permit Gangsterism and Politricks

“You owe $72,000 for these water and sewer permits,” said East Bay Municipal Water District (EBMUD) clerk to Homefulness

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