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Black Disabled South African College Student, Kanyisa Ntombini, Talks About Student Protests On Campuses & Moore! sticky icon

(Leroy Moore’s Note:  As you know Krip-Hop Nation have been connecting with musicians/activists with disabilities around the world for years especially in Africa and Krip-Hop Nation will be touring South Africa in November-December 10th.  Leroy has been following the protests on college campuses in South Africa especially at University of Cape Town with disabled activist, Kanyisa Ntombini who have been organizing Black disabled poor students around disability justice issue on that campus.  Kanyisa recorded an update for Krip-Hop Nation & Poor Magazine.  B

Immune Tips for COVID-19 (and for cold and flu season in general)

I think it's safe to say that we've all been thinking more about public health and stopping the
spread of viruses over the last few weeks. The need for social distancing right now is high. This
help us to to protect each other (especially those who are elder, immune compromised, or have
other health conditions that make them more vulnerable) from rapid virus spread, and helps to
avoid overwhelming our health system.

Healing Sanitation, Cleaning Supplies, Tents & Sleeping Bags Needed for Radical Redistribution to Po & Houseless Folks

As most of you know, people are hoarding wipes and hand sanitizer, paper towels, clorox, gloves, large bottles of water with spigots ( to cut down on plastic water bottle consumption) and masks. Meanwhile many people including houseless people have no access to them.
 
If you have those, if you have access to them or if you can buy them for us, we would appreciate it. If people could drop off tents and sleeping bags too that would be much appreciated. 
 
List of requested donations:

My Krip Kamp Story, Honoring Ms. Bev Jackson

Now that  Jim LeBrecht’s film, Crip Camp is out, I wanted to put my Crip Camp story out that started with a mirror that was named Beverley aka Bev Jackson, a director of United Cerebral Palsy Association and she was the director of Summer camp, Camp Harkness. Oh yeah Jackson like me was Black and disabled, same disability that I had cerebral palsy.
 
 

Broken Promises Before Coronavirus (COVID-19) & Now This: People with Disabilities

Today yes we are locked down if you have a home and as we wait once again to see if the people get bailouts many groups have been in this situation over and over. From democrats to republicans have so many broken promises toward people with disabilities going back to the 70’s..
 
 
- Rehabilitation Act of 1973 back it took protests across this nation to get the regulations signed and enforced.
 

POOR Magazine Demands an End to All Sweeps, Belonging Theft, Evictions and Foreclosures

POOR Magazine/Homefuness is formerly demanding a permanent end to:

-All "Sweeps", Belonging theft and all Criminalization of Unhoused peoples in this Covid19 Crisis and Forever.

-A Moratorium on Evictions of Low and no-income elders, families and workers in this Covid19 crisis and Forever

- A Moratorium on all Foreclosures of homes owned by individual families, disabled communities and elders 

- A end to the shut off of utilities of families and elders disabled 

Strengthening that Magical Thing Called an Immune System for COVID-19 (and for cold and flu season in general)

Editors Note: Kiran collected a list of things we can do even if we are struggling to live outside, on EBT or SSI or nothing at all- if you cant do all of them - do some of the most basic like drinking more water, lemon, salt and garlic- and if you have trouble getting any of these ingredients POOR Magazine, United Front Against DIsplacement and Self-Help Hunger Program will be distributing them along with Healing, Cleaning & Sanitation Supplies on Tuesday, March 25th at 1pm at the Wood Street West Oakland Encampment- a

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