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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:

Violent Transportation- Ode to Nia Wilson & all our folks who lost their lives on BART

 

“Bart needs to step it up!”- Mother of Nia Wilson

 

At a candlelight vigil at MacArthur BART held for 18 year old Nia, she was remembered as a beautiful, kind soul who had a passion for music and helping people.

 

So Much Violence

As a kid, I found difficulty finding logic in why people committed brutal acts of violence and the motivation behind the crimes. From ordinary citizens to law enforcement the “jones” for violence and death has become the frightening norm for today’s way of life in our “sodom and gomorrah” -like country.

Getting the Po-L-ICE Force out of Salesforce - Youth Poverty Skolaz Report on Salesforce Protest of CBP

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Detaining Immigrant Kids is now a billion-dollar Industry, everybody making money off this Industry. 
 
In San Francisco, we went to a protest at a building called SalesForce. The people who work for SalesForce found out the Customs, Border Protection (C.B.P) was working with their Company. The employee's found out about C.B.P and started marching in front of their Company. 
 

Ancestors and Art as Post-Katrina Resistance A Poverty Skola Tour Through New Orleans

“Wow, i didn’t even know that place was gone” New Orleans born and raised sisSTAR Ann, exclaimed as we rolled through the gentriFUKed and/or re-deviloped streets of the 9th ward, Algiers and Treme neighborhoods of New Orleans, to name a few.

 

PPEHRC Poor Peoples March on Washington

The Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign (PPEHRC) is a movement that is based in Philadelphia and is run by formerly homeless, poor and currently homeless people like us here at Poor Magazine.

A Grieving Mother June 16 2018

Words. What exactly are the purpose of words?

A Grieving Mother June 15 2018

Grieving mother ... today faced with my own cross to bear. I'm realizing more and more that the hell that God speaks of may be the very personal experience that one relives here on Earth. I had the opportunity to Bear Witness a 18 year old young man transition out of here by train. His life was taken. I didn't see it personally but the tragedy has hit the news in the hoods neighbors family and friends of Miss Christa Holloway. Her son Victor is a great ancestor now ...

A Grieving Mother June 21 2018

 
I thought today would be an ordinary day. However I was woken up by the sound of a helicopter, dogs barking, black iron gates being jumpe,  supposedly someone has to have something wrong and the boys in blue are looking for them. We are being told not to come out of our houses however I cannot to their request obey the command that was given.
 

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