Mamaz/Families


Equal Equity

What Homefulness Means to Me

 

The Hater Party: The 2010 Tea Party campaign of hate for poor peoples and peoples of color

“Unemployed workers are lazy welfare queens,” said Sharon Angle, running for Senate in Nevada under the Tea Party, in one of her many speeches laced with vitriol and hate for families living in poverty in the US.

From New York to California, from Sharon Angle to Meg Whitman, the running theme of hundreds of political campaigns supported by the so-called, Tea Party and their Republican counterparts is Hate. Hate for us poor mamas, poor people of color, poor families and im/migrants.

Capitalism Killed Mamahouse

Community of poor mothers and children in San Francisco’s Mission district is gone due to $700 dollar rent increase fueled by gentrification

(Co-edited by Tony Robles)

Silenced Mamas Speak back to Commissioner Slabach!

San Francisco Family Law Commissioner Marjorie A. Slabach was featured as a "queen" alongside of other California county judges in "Familawt" years ago. Picture featured on the Rogues Gallery at http://home.earthlink.net/~elnunes/camelot.htm Silenced Mamas Speak back to Commissioner Slabach!

 

 

 

Detained

That afternoon at the living floor we squatted like three Muslims at Ramadan.  My mother faced the wide open door.  My sister sat right next to her, while I had a mounted ‘akoo’ bowl on my lap.  The evening sun was blazing against my spinal column.  I gave the blessing prayer; my mother had suggested the guidelines as to what I should ask the good lord:  something to do with forgiving the sins of those who disobey their parents.

Grandma's Hands

1965. It’s easy, innocent what happened.  “Grandmother has her ways.  It’s best to do as she says.  In her home, do what she says.”  My mother told me.
 

Our Mothers Didn't Play Back in the Day...

I remember living in a place called Geneva Towers, located in the low income residence of San Francisco.  We moved there from Fillmore, (now called the Fillmore center) when I was about two years old.

The Nature of MAMA: An Interview with Dr. Wade Nobles


Dee:  What is your current position at San Francisco State?

Wade Nobles: Full-tenured professor in Black Studies Department.

D: And you are a Ph. D.?

WN:  I have a Ph. D. in [experimental] social psychology.

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