Housing/Gentrification


March for Justice for Mayan Indigenous Migrant Murdered by PoLice Terror

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

One Year Anniversary of the Killing of Luis Góngora Pat by SFPD

Hundreds March to Mark Deadly Police Shooting A Year Ago of an indigenous Mayan Mexican Immigrant Worker, who was Homeless at the time

Po' Folks Fire Victims Displaced Again

 

Editors/Mamaz Note: The already victimized poor families, elders and disabled folks who were displaced in the West Oakland fire of March 27th have been told they have to vacate their temporary shelter at 3233 Market street in West Oakland. The Following is a report by youth skolaz at Deecolonize Academy

 

Emergency Press Conference with Families who have received April 6th Deadline at Temporary Shelter and Need Housing and Reparations

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

West Oakland Fire Victim Families, Elders and Children Have Nowhere to go

From Haiti to West Oakland Poverty Gangsta-Pimping & Poltricking -But No Real Help For Fire Victims

“All fire victims will have to leave the “temporary shelter” with or without  any money or housing on April 6th,”  reported Audrey Candy Corn, POOR Magazine reporter, single mama of 3 and founder of TAZ clothing company who has been on the ground from Day 1 standing , advocating and caring for all the low-income families who lost everything they had in the West Oakland Fire of last week that diplsaced over 150 people and killed four.

They Wanted this Place to Burn- West Oakland Fire of Po Folks Housing

“I’ll tell you…they really wanted that building to burn down”, said by one of elder survivors of the West Oakland apartment fire which has taken four precious lives, hospitalized several people and has now displaced over 100 people; disabled elders, community members and families with children in a dark and cold brisk morning on Monday, March 26, 2017 at about 6:15 a.m.. 

100 Years of Black Herstory Murdered by Capitalism - Iris Canada

Knives are sharpened into paper called leases -
with blades that cut children and elders into pieces.
Murderers called Landlords get away with this violence
and no witnesses ever see it.
While our mamas die everyone stays silent

From Lola McKay to Iris Canada- From Ron Likkers to Elaine Turner-
a system that separates and then annihilates
was built on hate and winds paper trails around your neck so tight u barely have energy to think much-less fight....  Excerpt from Poison Paper trails by Tiny
 

Profiled for Being a Good Sun in BART: BART and its anti-poor people harassment increases

“What is your name,” a mechanical voice shouted through the receiver of my phone. Before  I could answer this bizarre beginning to a call, he added, “ What is your address, Where do you work, Do you have any other phone numbers…?” The barrage of accusatory questions with no basis continued for several minutes with me barely able to get a word in edgewise, and then.., “Do you have a 13 year old son?”, with this sentence… my heart began to race, my eyes started to blur and the the room began to warp.

Proposed budget cuts threaten millions of HUD subsidized low-income renters

Oakland - Tenant activists are urging low-income renters in HUD’s (Department of Housing and Urban Development) subsidized housing programs to contact their representatives during February 18 - February 26, to speak up in support of HUD’s subsidized housing programs. Massive budget cuts to the federal government are being proposed ranging from $6 trillion, to over $10 trillion during the next ten years. 

Dead men tell no tales

In the aftermath of Oakland ,Ca. Ghostship fire many questions still remain. The two biggest of course are how did it happen and could it have been prevented ?

As fire investigators continue to look for clues, one puzzling question that still remains is, of the 36 people who died and in the sea of faces posted in papers and the internet, why wasn’t a single one of them black ?

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