Po'Lice Abuse/PIC


Fourth of July in City Terrace

At Herbert Circle the view reaches from Eastside to San Pedro, from the Chicano Alps to shores of the North Pacific.

People hurry here from carne asada and weenie grills to huddle in the middle of the street.

To seize from the holiday a way of seeing themselves in their own light.

 

In anticipation for darkness to come rushing, for the show to begin,

I was early to stand among the crowd.

 

Following the first explosion from an artillery shell others take flight.

In an instant, night is set on fire.

Justice for Steven Taylor

Photo- Steven Taylor. Source Lee Merritt

 

 

Defund police, Fund humanity

“We pay your salaries and you have your assault rifles ready to shoot us unarmed protesters!?!? Stop paying them, people!” A poverty skolar shouted from the crowd where about 100 people had gathered in front of the Tenderloin police station in SF to speak up against police terror, murder and blantant brutality that is swiftly plauging many states in the nation once again.

Happy Heavenly Birthday, Yvonne McDonald: Talauna Reed, Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

Rest in Power,

Black Loved One

Yvonne McDonald  

Sunrise

June 23, 1962  to

Sunset

August 7, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

No Turning Back: The Burning Soul of the Nation

The soul of the nation is burning.  The streets are on fire, minds are on fire, hearts are on fire.  For every broken glass there are shattered lives, broken identities, severed connections to ourselves and to others.  The nation is aflame.  The camera is pointed at us.  There is no hiding.  Things are not going to be the same.  John Wayne is not coming on his galloping horse to swoop us up before the credits roll.  There will be no rerun.

Young Black Women Organize Hendersonville, North Carolina Protest against Police Killings--Call to Defund Police

The cry for justice was heard in Hendersonville, North Carolina.  The last words of George Floyd were heard, his last breath swept across the seemingly peaceful, tranquil town of Hendersonville, known as the city of four seasons in this part of western North Carolina.  Cries for justice, demands for justice are heard from Minneapolis to Georgia, from Seattle to Korea to France to Palestine—all across the globe.  And in Hendersonville the tongues of young black women and men will not be silent.  On Saturday June 6th nearly 400 people gathered in front of

Stop Calling the PoLice- De-linking the Lice from the Po

(To get the Podcast from a PovertySkola of this piece- click here )

 

Stop Calling

WHAT ARE YOU HERE FOR? A Black Anarchist on Wite (Peoples) Hypocrisy

As I write this, around the country my people are rising up and along side them a wide array of different people who identify our fight as their fight, who identify with our grief and our rage, and they are in the process of tearing down the American plantation. But for my home of Olympia, I cannot say the same thing. I have been disheartened, exhausted, and pissed off by the things I have seen and experienced in the streets of oly this past week, to say the least.

Demand to Disband All PoLice Agencies on Stolen Land & Fund People-led Solutions

A Demand from a Coalition of Houseless/Migrante/Indigenous/Poor and Disabled to Disband All PoLice Agencies Across Occupied Turtle Island and Fund People-led solutions.  

 

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