Landlessness/Houselessness


Cooking in Your Car- Bay Area Homelessness in 2018 and the rise of the Unhoused Middle Class

Salt, grease and fried meat filled the air. with just hint of burnt sugar thrown in. My mind wandered to breakfasts past sizzling in a greasy diner. The only thing was, i was on my bike, riding past an empty lot in East Oakland at 6:30am. No houses or restaurants were remotely close. And then i saw the smoke,and heard the sizzle. It was coming from one of a long line of late model Subarus, Hondas, BMW’s, Acura sedans, and even a Mercedes, no car older than 2015, parked along this hidden street.

Ancestors and Art as Post-Katrina Resistance A Poverty Skola Tour Through New Orleans

“Wow, i didn’t even know that place was gone” New Orleans born and raised sisSTAR Ann, exclaimed as we rolled through the gentriFUKed and/or re-deviloped streets of the 9th ward, Algiers and Treme neighborhoods of New Orleans, to name a few.

 

PPEHRC Poor Peoples March on Washington

The Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign (PPEHRC) is a movement that is based in Philadelphia and is run by formerly homeless, poor and currently homeless people like us here at Poor Magazine.

The Organized Poor Pt 2 Poor People March on Washington and HUD in honor of Dr/ King's March on Washington

“We are surrounded by Black Cops”, said Leroy Moore, with POOR Magazine and Krip Hop Nation about the 15 black cops who surrounded us houseless and formerly houseless mamas, uncles, children, and elders from the Poor People’s March when we walked humbly into the Washington DC office of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to demand our housing back.

 

“We are here to meet with Ben Carson,” we all said.

Went Down to the Rich (Wite) Man’s House: Poor and Unhoused People March on Washington DC for their lives and self-determination

Well I went down to the rich man’s house- to take back what he stole from me- take back my dignity- take back my humanity…..

 

19th & shotwell are two of those streets /19th y Shotwell son dos de esas calles

Un Poema Para Luis-A Poem for Luis
(Español debajo)

The Streets have so many colors
the colors have so many memories
memories of streets you are no longer on-
but wish you could be

The color of people who are no longer there
who we wish we could see
because they were removed by people  who were scared
of what they could not contain, incarcerate or bear

19th & shotwell are two of those streets
who meet inside of so much grief

San Francisco’s Mental Health Problem

Got dammit!!! SH&#! Mutha%$*@#! Son of a bi&@! Fu*#@ you!!! Bastard! I wanna die!

 

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