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POOR Magazine is a poor people led/indigenous people led, grassroots non-profit,arts organization dedicated to providing revolutionary media access, art, education and advocacy to silenced youth, adults and elders in poverty across the globe.

All of POOR's programs are focused on providing non-colonizing, community-based and community-led media, art and education with the goals of creating access for silenced voices, preserving and degentrifying rooted communities of color and re-framing the debate on poverty, landlessness, indigenous resistance, disability and race locally and globally.

POOR Magazine


POOR Magazine Revolutionary Journalism, poetry, & prose on issues of poverty, racism, disability, in/migration, border fascism, incarceration, welfare (de)form, profiling, indigenous resistance, art, media, and more by the folks who experience these struggles first-hand.

(POOR Magazine -The print edition- Is currently out of print due to lack of funding. Some copies of Volume #4: MOTHERS still available by mail order. Contact deeandtiny@poormagazine.org)

Blogs and Journalizm by Poverty Skolaz locally and globally linked below:

Trauma Survivor: Mama Earth

Like any trauma survivor Mama Earth is unsettled, anxious, in physical and mental pain and actling erratic. This state of her being is now her norm, not the aberrant, so I refuse to call it Climate Change or any other euphemism. Mama Earth is in crisis, period.

And to all of us earth peoples struggling with the collective pain caused by the crises and trauma of our post-colonized and corporate tortured Mama Earth - i am sending so much prayer and healing across these digital streets
 

The Unfinished Disability Utopia, Berkeley Police & Americans with Disability Act Pushed By Kayla Moore, Transgender Disabled Woman of Color

 
Death Rumors
By Kayla Moore
 
Someone is calling the beast.
He is summoning me.
All he does is call.
I just want to be free.
Black death and the sight
of blood so cold,
my life sounds really short,
the scent of death
which smells real old,
pictures of old buildings
and forts
Must I suffer to this thing
we fear?

Kindred's Dirty Little Secrets

All of Kindrerd's Nursing Homes (there are 8 in the City they all will be sold for the land..Including their Rehabilitation Centers. Non only Kindrerd, but other groups. The Federal Government (Medicare) only pays for the first 100 days, The State of California still pays on the 1970 level. The haven't increased payments since the 1970's. Let me bring you back to the 1970's. Muni was 25 cents and Minimum Wage was $2.75.

21st Century Infiltration - An Antidote to the Violence on these Digital Streets

“You are a fraud….” the words scrawled across the lighted screen seemed to drip with blood, It was one of over a hundred face-book posts, text messages and reply all emails spoken about me and the organization my houseless mama and I co-founded. Through the experience and ever after, my heart was broken, my soul destroyed and every injury, scrape or cut, real or metaphoric i received throughout my already too hard life of houselessness, domestic violence, abuse, incarceration and poverty was triggered. I was suicidal and unable to function.

The Disabled Community Can Learn from the Deaf Community On How To Respond & Make Cultural Work On Police Brutality.

Did and has the anti police brutality movement left behind one of the biggest groups that have been killed by police since the early 1980's when I got involved.

Press Release Black Disabled Art History 101- Children’s Book (9/17)

Press Release

Black Disabled Art History 101- Children’s Book

September/2017

Escalation With Military Weapons Provided by Urban Shield (Poem by LEROYF MOORE JR. for Protest Against Urban Shield)

City governments
 
giving out permits to White Supremacists
 
Under Blue Shield
 
Cocked & loaded by Urban Shield
 
 
 
Escalation to the the tenth power
 
The same story over and over
 
We fall for the state's answers
 
 
 

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