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Our Education/Our People

Marlon Crump
Monday, February 15, 2010;

I want my school to stop punishing me for the things that I do. I want them to understand the things that I do. A student of Balboa High School stated to me, following a meeting in the school's auditorium.

Not Even in Therapy: Ruyata McGlothin's first book of poetry shares his struggle with poverty and racism.

Marlon Crump/ReViewsfortheReVolution
Tuesday, November 6, 2007;

Within this wonderful universe created by God, lies creativity, art, writing, poetry, love and harmony, and, as well, Satan, greed, crime, corruption, poverty, famine, war, terror, global kkkolinization, and pain. However, luckily in this world there are certain souls that have the ability to share stories of recovery from the pain faced in these battles of good and evil and even induce healing in others.

The Eric Quesada Story: Not Compromising Himself

Marlon Crump
Thursday, October 2, 2008;

"I think that in order to win you have to talk a certain way, without compromising yourself,"said San Francisco Candidate for District 9 Supervisor, Eric Quezada, during POOR's monthly Community Newsroom, on August 8th, 2008.

Quezada was interviewed by all of POOR's poverty scholars, writers, and journalists present, regarding his candidacy run for the upcoming November 4th Election for the current seat of incumbent, District 9 Supervisor Tom Ammiano.

Mama, I Heard You Cry: The Idriss Stelly Foundation Story (Part 3 of 3) Conclusion

Marlon Crump
Wednesday, December 24, 2008;

I awake everyday, even up here, to watch, listen, and secure you. I don't care what day you are due up here with me, mom, for I've always heard you cry, before and after they took me. I'm never leaving you, as we are bonded for eternity.

Our Shaman: THE IDRISS STELLEY FOUNDATION STORY (PART 2 of 3)

Marlon Crump
Tuesday, May 27, 2008;

At his funeral, Idriss was eulogized as "Our Shaman" by the Dean of Students of SF Healds College, Mr. Patrick Hutchinson. Idriss counseled many fellow students, among them a single dad (who was suicidal), who said at the funeral mass that Idriss saved his life. These were just some of Idriss Stelley' success stories," his mother told me, a proud smile on her lips, as we continued our interview on the life and death of her son.

Next time around I will be your mother: The Story Of The IDRISS STELLY FOUNDATION (Part 1 of 3)

Next time around I will be your mother
Marlon Crump
Tuesday, January 8, 2008;

"Idriss was a beautiful baby boy. At age 4, he was mad at me, and said Mom, you better watch out, because next time around, I will be your mother."

I listened intently as mesha Monge -Irizarry lovingly remembered her son Idriss, whose life was brutally stolen by the San Francisco Police Department.

The David Campos Story: Making Sure that All people are heard

MARLON CRUMP
Thursday, October 2, 2008

"There is a legislation of an immigrant's Municipal I.D Card. We want to make sure that the police department (San Francisco Police Department) acknowledge immigrant rights."

In the upcoming November 2008 election for District 9's current incumbent, Tom Ammiano's seat, San Francisco Board of Police Commissioner David Campos voiced his concerns regarding a number of issues, including immigrant rights here, in San Francisco, CA to my fellow POOR Magazine comrades.

Justice Fo Da Mamaz: Part II: Single mamaz fight back against an unjust judge

Marlon Crump
Tuesday, May 27, 2008;

What do we want?

JUSTICE!

Who do we want it for?

Poor mamas struggling!

With?

A bias judge!

When do we want it?

NOW!

JailHouse Lawyers- a ReViewSforTheReVoLution: Mumia Abu Jamal's powerful new book

Marlon Crump
Monday, June 29, 2009

"Jailhouse Lawyers, we are learning, are often people of extraordinary firmness who fight for a law that rarely fights for them."

" Unity is feared...........isolation is favored."

--Politically-condemned, death row prisoner, journalist, and former Black Panther, Mumia Abu-Jamal in his new book, "Jailhouse Lawyers."

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