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The PoLice Terror of Olympia's Ryan Donald

May 21, 2019 marks the four year anniversary of the police shooting of two Black brothers, André Thompson and Bryson Chaplin. Ryan Donald is the white police officer that tried to kill both André and Bryson, who survived. Anniversaries of police terror incidents are always difficult for families and communities directly impacted by the trauma. For the Chaplin-Thompson family, that means both surviving and struggling.

Green Book to Best of Enemies - Poverty Skolaz in Film

“Put that fruit back,” says Mahershala Ali as the pianist Don Shirley to Viggo Mortensen as Frank "Tony the Lip" Vallelonga in the movie Green Book, with controlled disdain for Tony.

SSPRIT Recommends removal of The Indian mascot at Armijo High School

We’re honoring you! This is our tradition. If we didn’t do this, you wouldn’t be remembered. Why are you being so P.C.? Don’t you have better things to do? You don’t pay taxes here!!!

Hoarding Mama Earth

Hoarding Mama Earth

 A WeSearch Release & Demand for Radical Redistribution to build Homefulness #2  by Formerly homeless Youth & Family Poverty Skolaz at POOR Magazine/Deecolonize Academy

WeSearch def: Poor People-led Research- a POOR Magazine project

Resurrection- Redemption - Eviction?- Decolonial Black Jesus & UnSelling Mama Earth

 Resurrction- Redemption - Eviction-??

Resurrection- Rejection- Eviction-??

 

How can anyone honor the liberator known as Yeshua

resurrect his soul and then believe that thrival involves being bought and sold- 

 

From Berkeley to Baltimore - our unhoused bodies have nowhere to go- 

UnHoused in the Airport - The PoLicing of Unhoused Bodies in "Public" spaces

(photo- The tile floor where folks sleep, if only for a few hours, in La Guardia Airport)

415 Day

415 Day at La Raza park. The faces are there, the faces, the minds, the bodies, the gestures that refuse to disappear. 415 and the temperature hovers between 415 degrees and 415 degrees below zero. The city sometimes feels like a freezer but as Al Robles said, "Soon the white snow will melt". All the young sisters and brothers flashin' Frisco badges of honor. Those tattoos, those scars, the letters SF in bold letters cut into the flesh, bruises of valor, bruises of honor, bruises of survival that no cop's badge can kill.

Shot Down on All Levels

“Some niggers got shot up!” Was the announcement made on one of the gentriFUKer’s blog, referring to this past weekend’s deadly shooting in the Fill-no-more community Saturday evening. One 25-year-old man lost his life and 4 others were injured when suspect(s) opened fire on the corner of Eddy and Fillmore streets.

The poLice killing of Anthony Nuñez

On July 4, 2016, 18-year-old Latino Loved One Anthony Nuñez was in a mental health crisis in his home in San José, CA. Anthony had shot himself, grazing his head with a bullet, was bleeding, and was in desperate need of medical attention. Two pleas for life-saving medical support to 911 were made by Anthony’s family.

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