Elders


Nelson

Nelson

Nelson was this big

Irish kid that lived

Up the street from

My grandma

He used to hang out

With this black kid

Named "D" who lived

Near him

Nelson’s hair was brown

And unkempt which

Made it all the more

Beautiful

He wore Ben Davis pants

And sometimes he’d walk

YOUTH AND ELDERS SAVING ST. LUKES HOSPITAL FROM CPMC

Marlon Crump/PoorNewsNetwork
Wednesday, February 17, 2010;

"Its going to adversely affect a lot of folks who depend on St. Luke's right now for their health care." This was a statement of concern from Emily Lee, staff of Chinese Progressive Association, a respected community grass-roots organization during a recent POOR interview regarding the hospital's future.

94 and Still Homeless

A family in poverty, Larry, Bessie and Charlie, vs. the System and Poli-tricks

Marlon Crump/Poverty Scholar/POOR Magazine
Tuesday, October 24, 2006;

The walls are covered by a collage of pictures of people who have fallen as a result of San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) violence; mostly black youth and youth of color whose lives were stolen and cut short. Set within the walls is a feeling of revolution and liberation and also a deep sadness.

The Idriss Stelley Foundation (ISF) is a safe haven as well as an underground railroad for people who have been brutalized by the SFPD.

Heaven is in Manilatown

By Marlon Crump/PNN

Heaven's never hard to find
He found it the day he came
Though I knew you a short while
The legend of your strength, courage, and love stretches farther than the Nile
Heaven is now a Manila Town
The angels, elders, dearly departed, and even the birds of the air
wholeheartedly embrace you
Their arms were already open. awaiting the day that you would meet them
Heaven is now a Manila Town
The ethereal ray of light of your soul soaring through the sky can be seen by all of us...........even on the sunniest day

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