Stolen Land / Hoarded Resources Redistribution, Decolonization & Community Reparations Tour Comes To LA with Black, Brown, Broke & Disabled Hip-Hop/Spoken Word Show

Tiny - Posted on 31 May 2016

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 1:00pm - Sat, 06/11/2016 - 10:00pm
Stolen Land / Hoarded Resources Redistribution, Decolonization & Community Reparations Tour Comes To LA with Black, Brown, Broke & Disabled Hip-Hop/Spoken Word Show
What:Stolen Land/Hoarded Resources Redistribution, Decolonization & Community Reparations Tour
Where & When:
-Fri, June 10th @1pm Venice Bch- Rose Ave & Ocean Front Walk
-Sat. June 11th @11am Beverly Hills- Beverly Gardens Park  Canon Drive North of Santa Monica Bl

The Nation-wide tour of "wealthy" neighborhoods across the US which launched in San Francisco on "Earth Day" is co-led by "Poverty Skola" Lisa "Tiny" Gray-Garcia and fellow Race, Disability, Indigenous Skolaz from POOR Magazine/Prensa POBRE, Leroy Moore from Krip Hop Nation and folks from LA Community Action Network and Day 1 of the LA tour will visit Venice Beach where hundreds of elders and families face Ellis act evictions and displacement, while others languish in multi-million dollar condos.  Day 2 will tour Beverly Hills  to offer an innovative healing solution to the disease of wealth and resource hoarding.

"We Black, Brown, homeless, disabled and 1st Nations people are peacefully crossing the visible and invisible lines that separate us poor folks from the "very rich" to ask them to begin the healing, change-making, process of decolonizing, redistributing and reparating their stolen and/or hoarded, inherited wealth and/or land ," Concluded Lisa Tiny Gray-Garcia.

The Stolen Land/ Hoarded Resources tour is loosely based on the Bhoodan Movement of India launched by Vinoba Bhave who walked through India asking wealthy "land-owners" to gift their land to landless peoples. With a similar vision, this small group of landless and indigenous peoples being hit the hardest by displacement and gentrification will be Intentionally crossing the invisible and visible lines between the land and resource hoarders aka the very rich and the victims of generations of white supremacy, theft, colonization, criminalization, racism, eugenics and silencing, aka the very poor.
"Los Angeles is where me and my mama became homeless when i was 11years old, after she became disabled. We were arrested and harassed multiple times for the sole act of sleeping in our car," concluded Lisa "Tiny" Gray-Garcia, who is the author of Criminal of Poverty , Growing Up Homeless in America, which chronicles the life of a homeless, disabled, mixed race mother and daughter struggling to survive in LA and their work to launch POOR Magazine the organization and the landless peoples movement called Homefulness-one of the models being highlighted as a powerful move of redistribution and reparations in this tour.

"One of the other ways we can talk about people giving reparations is to give to the Sogore Te land trust one of the only Native- women -run land trust", said Corrina Gould.

Black, Brown, Broke & Disabled Hip Hop & Spoken Word Tour
The Po Poets Project/welfareQUEENs of POOR Magazine and The Krip Hop Nation are three revolutionary Hip Hop/ spoken word groups emerging from the Bay Area who are bringing their cultural work, spirit and multi-nationed prayer to the Stolen Land tour and will be performing at three locations in LA on June 10-11. The Poetry/Hip Hop show launches at the LA poets Society at Tia Chuchas. fllowed by two more performances.(see schedule below) 

The Po Poets/welfareQUEENs & Krip Hop Nation members include Muteado SIlencio, Vivi T, Laure McElroy, Tiny Lisa Gray-Garcia, Queenandi XSheba, Aunti Frances, Dee Allen, Leroy Moore & DJ Quad of Krip-Hop Nation

Stolen Land/Hoarded Resources Tour & Po' Poets/Krip Hop Nation Spoken Word/Hip Hop tour  Dates & Locations:
June 10th:
1pm- (Stolen Land Tour) Venice Beach- Rose Ave & Ocean Front Walk - ( the site of the killing of an unhoused Venice resident)
-8pm:(Po Poets/Krip Hop Nation Performance) Los Angeles Poet Society at Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural & Bookstore 13197 Gladstone Ave, Unit A Sylmar, CA
June 11th
11am-Beverly Hills- (Stolen Land Tour)- Beverly Gardens Park Canon Drive North of Santa Monica Bl
-2pm (Po Poets/Krip Hop Nation performance) Purple Barn Gallery at DragonflyHill Urban Farm Community, 345 Douglas Street Los Angeles, CA 90026. Wheelchair accessible. For further accommodations please inquire 72 hours in advance. Reservations Required, space is limited. For more information contact Cafe Intifada
-6pm ( Po Poets/ Krip Hop Nation performance)  at Watts Village Theatre in the Rosenthal Theater: 720 Kohler St, Los Angeles, CA 90021


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