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:

Abolish the Other PoLice: Mandated Reporters

 “Noooooooo don’t take my baaaabeeee….”  

 

No Turning Back: The Burning Soul of the Nation

The soul of the nation is burning.  The streets are on fire, minds are on fire, hearts are on fire.  For every broken glass there are shattered lives, broken identities, severed connections to ourselves and to others.  The nation is aflame.  The camera is pointed at us.  There is no hiding.  Things are not going to be the same.  John Wayne is not coming on his galloping horse to swoop us up before the credits roll.  There will be no rerun.

Young Black Women Organize Hendersonville, North Carolina Protest against Police Killings--Call to Defund Police

The cry for justice was heard in Hendersonville, North Carolina.  The last words of George Floyd were heard, his last breath swept across the seemingly peaceful, tranquil town of Hendersonville, known as the city of four seasons in this part of western North Carolina.  Cries for justice, demands for justice are heard from Minneapolis to Georgia, from Seattle to Korea to France to Palestine—all across the globe.  And in Hendersonville the tongues of young black women and men will not be silent.  On Saturday June 6th nearly 400 people gathered in front of

To The Recent Media Requests, Eat My Disability

 
My 2009 poem, Eat My Disability, is now in 2020 my reply of the suddenness wake up of mainstream media and popular movement around police brutality and out of the blue connection to disability and don’t give me no intersectionality crap because if you know me then you know I’ve been on this issue since the police killing of Eleanor Bumpers in 1984 and I connected all of her identities back then, an elderly, Black, woman, with a mental health disability.
 

Stop Calling the PoLice- De-linking the Lice from the Po

(To get the Podcast from a PovertySkola of this piece- click here )

 

Stop Calling

WHAT ARE YOU HERE FOR? A Black Anarchist on Wite (Peoples) Hypocrisy

As I write this, around the country my people are rising up and along side them a wide array of different people who identify our fight as their fight, who identify with our grief and our rage, and they are in the process of tearing down the American plantation. But for my home of Olympia, I cannot say the same thing. I have been disheartened, exhausted, and pissed off by the things I have seen and experienced in the streets of oly this past week, to say the least.

Demand to Disband All PoLice Agencies on Stolen Land & Fund People-led Solutions

A Demand from a Coalition of Houseless/Migrante/Indigenous/Poor and Disabled to Disband All PoLice Agencies Across Occupied Turtle Island and Fund People-led solutions.  

 

Black Death

image: kiran nigam (insta: @kiranmnigam)

Fuk a kkkurfew on StolenLand - Statement by Houseless & Formerly Houseless, Indigenous, Disabled Poverty Skolaz

Statement in Resistance to State Sponsored Murder/Kkkurfews and Control on Stolen Land from Houseless/Migrante/Indigenous/Poor/Disabled/Youth/adult and elder poverty skolaz from POOR Magazine/Homefulness & Deecolonize Academy  

 

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