Housing/Gentrification


Best Buy Somewhere Else

Recently while going to Best Buy to make a purchase I walked into the store carrying a small box which shouldn't seem to out of the ordinary in these times of of reuse and recycle unless of course if you're black or brown!

Blocking More Evictions from the GentryTechNation

“Transients and tourists- thats all this town was built for,” my mama said, disgustedly shaking her head at the stream of 20 something white people streaming out of the downtown BART station in San Francisco. I remembered my mamas wise words standing on the steps of 812 Guerrero today to block more evictions by the  21st century colonizers I have affectionately called the gentryTECHnation.

City of 10,000 Apps

 

 

A selfie can make
You healthy, wealthy
And wise

If a selfie doesn’t
Do it, there’s always
An app

An app to erase
Your memory, erase
Your conscience clear

An app to wash
Your dog

An app to
Brush your
Teeth (or your dog's teeth)

An app to remove
Unwanted things, namely
Seniors, people of color,
Houseless people

Black Herstory Matters- Classic Black: A Herstory Lesson for Everyone

“There may not be many of us but enough to make a difference,” Devorah Major says in the persona of Mary Pleasant in one of the powerful poetic critiques on the displacement of Black San Franciscans in the new beautiful theatre work Classic Black showing through Sunday, June 7th as part of the San Francisco Arts Festival.

California For Rich People Only-!st Nations, Black, Brown & Poor Peoples State-wide List of Demands for Immediate Change

1st Nations. Black, Brown & Poor Peoples Demands for Justice and Self-Determination

1) A STATE-WIDE Moratorium on Ellis Act/For Profit Evictions of Children, Families, Elders & Disabled peoples from ANY rental property

2) State-wide Moratorium on Luxury Housing Development /Condominium Development

RAD is E-RAD-ICATION

In April we went to city hall in San Francisco. Before we went into city hall we were telling our stories at a rally in front.

"Rad is going to privatize all of our poor people housing" said Tiny.

Death by Ellis Act Eviction

While Ellis Act reform was being voted on in Sacramento for the second time, you probably were unaware of the recent passing of two seniors whose lives were profoundly affected by the law.

Money over atmosphere

For most of us we think of gentrification as middle class and wealthy developers coming into our communities and buying homes, neighborhoods and entire communities from under residents who resided there for multiple years, sometimes even decades.

We seldom think of gentrification and the effects on the atmosphere, environment or even the planet.

PNN RADIO

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