Along with many things that are ever-changing in San Francisco is the crackdowns on the sidewalk grannies marketplace.
The sidewalk grannie market is generally elder female Chinese immigrants presumably selling odds and ends that they get for free.
They generally have fewer than 20 items at a time that range in price from 1-3 dollars.
Poor, houseless, indigenous black and brown youth, families and elders launch a real solution to gentrification, homelessness and institutional mis-education of our Black and Brown Youth
What: Deecolonize Academy Open House & Ribbon cutting
July 14, 2014
According to the San Francisco Chronicle, "The good old days, when renting without a lease was no problem, and business decisions were settled with handshakes, was when the African Outlet set up shop in Hayes Valley. With commercial rents on Octavia Street rising from $5,000 to $7,000 and beyond, those days are long gone."
We are Hiding Out With No Water-Water Stolen from Thousands of Poor folks in Detroit by Privatization
"We are hiding out in our own house with no water, " Shelah a 15 year youth and poverty skola whispered on the phone to me. She went on to tell me she and her mama and 9 year old brother were one of thousands of poor families who had their water service cut off in the last few months by the Detroit Water and Sewage District