POOR's Mission

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:

Out in the Cold By a Place Called Home

With the deadly COVID 19 disease running out of control in the United States and no viable cure in sight, millions of Americans are faced with an uncertain future as poverty steadily rises at an exodus rate.  Due to pay cuts or income loss a

The Privilege of Breathing in Poverty

(Listen to the podcast of this piece piece by clicking here)
 

Naked Black/Brown Disabled Men Shot By Police has a long history (Here is my short list. Please add to it if you know any cases.)

I posted this in 2018 now in 2020 we have Daniel Prude!!
 
2018 Adam Trammell in Milwaukee, WI.
2018  David Joseph, Austin, TX.
2018 Selorm Ohene Boston, MA.
2018 Marcus-David Peters Richmond, VA.
2016 David Joseph Austin, TX.
2016 Alan Pean Houston, TX.
2015 Anthony Hill ATL.
2010 Reginald Doucet, Jr. LA.  CA.
2001, an African American schizophrenic man, Bruce Seward  Howard, CA

They came for us in the morning: What prison officials don’t want you to know about the raid on 200+ incarcerated Black people at Soledad

Emmett Till, the Scottsboro Boys, the Central Park 5, and the list goes on. The ramifications of being falsely accused of a crime in America can be, and often has been, deadly for Black people.

Mask Rage

We are all too familiar with the term “Road Rage,” an expression used to sugarcoat the inability for drivers to share the road in a safe manner and with common sense without injuring or killing one another. “Road Rage” is a stupid excuse for people with too much “entitlement” issues and not enough accountability being held for people behaving badly.

Re-Caging A Healer, Teacher, Mentor

*** Update: JV was finally released from the kkkage on Sept 24th with an INSANE ransom of $250,000.- tune in for a virtual press conference sponsored by POOR Magazine Tuesday, Sept 29th at 10am - Zoom Link: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/9432

The story of a girl who thought she had nobody- First Nations Mama Poetry Series on Depression

Dark, alone, empty
Depressed, bitter, angry
Darkness consumes my hurting heart
I feel like I'm left all alone while my life is falling apart

PoLice Terrorized For Being Houseless- My Mama's Story

Sudden knocking in the middle of the night on the battered door of the taped together 1970 Ford Station Wagon. Lights shining through the window, so much harsher than usual against the darkness that blanketed the area where the car was parked. A scared daughter and her weary mother, tired after many of these nights, most of them ending with one of them in jail, after being nearly beaten. 

 

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