Al Robles Living Library Project


Al Robles - Poet, Community Scholar, Revolutionary Teacher, Activist and Poverty Hero

The Al Robles Living Library Project honors the community literary spirit of Al Robles with writing projects, art and performance with the goal of inspiring future poets and community scholars like Uncle Al Robles 

Filipino American History--Our Legacy is Not for Sale!

I am proud to be Filipino, Filipino-American.  I am proud of our legacy in America.  I love the laughter and resilience of my people.  I love the sound of their laughter, their thick voices of different tongues.  I love my people 365 days a year.  I love the Filipino youth who stand up for their community.  I love our generosity.  I love how gracious we are while at the same time possess the fiercest fire when defending our community.  The sun rises

Broken Windows Theory is Broken

Poor, Houseless, Disabled and Criminalized Mamaz, Daddys, Elders and Youth Release Findings on the Racist , Classist Broken Windows Theory

Dying on the Digital Streets

Tech Addiction of Our Children & the Gentrifyers who "Deal"the Digital Drug

By Lisa "Tiny" Gray-Garcia/daughter of dee, mama of Tiburcio

Standing Up For Marcus Books-The Oldest Black-Owned Bookstore in the Country

Marcus Books- the Oldest Black-Owned Bookstore in the Country Faces closure due to 21st Century Devil-opment (as we call it at POOR Magazine) & Real Estate Snakkking. London Breed proposed a legislation to keep the store and the family that launched the revolution in their proper home. The Legislation was unanimously approved to go before the board. Stay Tuned! - the Fight continues.

October Light Undiminished--Remembering Poet Jeff Tagami

The poet Al Robles once posed this question: What happens when a poet dies?

 

Hands: A poem for Al Robles in Filipino American History Month

"Hands"

My father joked once
About a man who moved
His hands a lot when
He spoke

Dad would say that if

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