Arts


The Rug Metaphor

The Metaphor Exercise is one of many creative writing exercises we use in the multi-lingual, multi-racial, multi-generational Revolutionary Journalism Class at PeopleSkool.

 

POOR Press 2011 Books Released in Black History Month!

“POOR Magazine has an open door for whoever wants to enter. I feel a deep admiration and respect and also an eternal gratitude to POOR Press. (POOR Magazine) I can only say thank you to everyone who helped to write my book.” Maria Molina, Migrant Scholar and debut POOR Press Author of her newly released book, “Humble Professional.”

 

CREDITOR PREDATOR (from the battle Po' Student In-Debt Mama Vs Creditor Predator-2nd place 2011)

Don’t call it a come-back……I’m under attack y’all……
Creditor – Predator…..for da’ edumaKKKation…
Creditor – Predator…..for da’ edumaKKKation…
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answer machines re-playin’/over n’ over again/ creditor haterz sayin’/”aw’ hell nah’/we ain’t playin’…”

EDUCATED GHETTO GURRL (from the battle: Educated Ghetto Gurl vs The Society-1st place 2011)

BORN IN A PLACE

CONDITIONED FOR DEATH

RAISED ON GOVERNMENT CHEESE

PARENTS TARGETED TO BE DOPE FEENS

HOUSELESS N HUNGRY

SOCIETY WANTS ME TO BE IGNORANT

BUT AIN’T NO DUMMY

GOT WIZE TO THA MIZEDUCATION

OF YO SURVEILENCE

PROJECTS

2011 Poetry Battle of ALL of the Sexes! (The video-Pt. 1)

The 4th annual Poetry (MMA) Battle of ALL of the Sexes for Valentines Day- was hosted by Alexandra Byerly!

POOR Magazine celebrates Black History Month with the Launch of the AL Robles Living Library & 2011 POOR Press Collection!

Sun, 02/27/2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Filipino Scholar, Poet and San Francisco Community Leader Honored with a “Living Library” in Black History Month

Ancestorship

THANK YOU, BLESS YOU, and LOVE to YOU ALL!!!

You saved our community from those Who would slay our community with impunity

Above us, you all love us. Down below you, we all love you!

In the land of displacement, the e victors are no longer victors

In the lens of racism, you made evil see itself

On a desk of a caseworker holding a pen you scripted lifetime benefits........to every single mom.......her child........anyone poor

Voices to Voiceless Villages. Punishment to every pillage of every village

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