Po'Lice Abuse/PIC

All Of Us Or None: Formerly Incarcerated Experts and Their Families Educate the Community.

Sunday, July 25, 2004

This poem is Honor of
incarcerated mothers and
Homeless mothers…
Immigrant mothers and
Low and no-wage working mothers
Welfare mothers and
3 job working mothers

in other words this poem is honor of
INS-ed with
CPS-ed with and
DHSed with mothers
In other words all of us
System-messed with Mothers…excerpt from This poem is honor of Mothers by Tiny/Po Poets Project

Adachi Questions Police Shooting of Tyrelle Taylor (introduction by Jeff Adachi)

Laure McElroy and Tiny/poverty and race scholars, Vincent Bevins/race, poverty and media justice intern;
Tuesday, March 20, 2007


On Sept. 21, 2005, at 11:00 in the morning, Tyrelle Taylor, then 18, was shot at least three times, twice in the back and once in the hand, while running away from the SFPD near his home on Northridge Road. Police are claiming that Tyrelle pointed a weapon at them. At the time of the incident, several witnesses said that Tyrelle was running from the police at the time the shots were fired.

We took them from you before: one family's nightmare with mistaken identity and abuse of Child Protective Services.

Marlon Crump/PNN
Tuesday, April 22, 2008;

"Why do you have all of your kids? We took them all from you before?" a San Leandro Police Officer spoke roughly to Elsa Maldonado.

Confused and shocked, Elsa watched as the police officers put handcuffs on her husband and wrongly accused him of a crime he didn't commit.

"No one has ever taken away my family before. Get those handcuffs off of my husband he didn't do anything wrong!" she screamed while her husband tried again and again to explain that he didn't know who "Monica" was or why the police were arresting him.


Marlon Crump/PNN Revolutionary Legal Scholar
Thursday, October 2, 2008;

"The goal of this initiative is to breed widespread fear and panic among the public. It relies heavily on law enforcement strategies and incarceration as a means to promote public safety. This Prop 6 is resurrecting failed crime polices from the past in effort to promote the prison industrial complex."

Prop 6 is a proposed ballot initiative called the "Safe Neighborhoods Act" which is a "gang injunctions" gentrification tool that is aimed at youth in communities of color.

Mama, I Heard You Cry: The Idriss Stelly Foundation Story (Part 3 of 3) Conclusion

Marlon Crump
Wednesday, December 24, 2008;

I awake everyday, even up here, to watch, listen, and secure you. I don't care what day you are due up here with me, mom, for I've always heard you cry, before and after they took me. I'm never leaving you, as we are bonded for eternity.


Marlon Crump
Tuesday, May 27, 2008;

At his funeral, Idriss was eulogized as "Our Shaman" by the Dean of Students of SF Healds College, Mr. Patrick Hutchinson. Idriss counseled many fellow students, among them a single dad (who was suicidal), who said at the funeral mass that Idriss saved his life. These were just some of Idriss Stelley' success stories," his mother told me, a proud smile on her lips, as we continued our interview on the life and death of her son.

Next time around I will be your mother: The Story Of The IDRISS STELLY FOUNDATION (Part 1 of 3)

Next time around I will be your mother
Marlon Crump
Tuesday, January 8, 2008;

"Idriss was a beautiful baby boy. At age 4, he was mad at me, and said Mom, you better watch out, because next time around, I will be your mother."

I listened intently as mesha Monge -Irizarry lovingly remembered her son Idriss, whose life was brutally stolen by the San Francisco Police Department.

JailHouse Lawyers- a ReViewSforTheReVoLution: Mumia Abu Jamal's powerful new book

Marlon Crump
Monday, June 29, 2009

"Jailhouse Lawyers, we are learning, are often people of extraordinary firmness who fight for a law that rarely fights for them."

" Unity is feared...........isolation is favored."

--Politically-condemned, death row prisoner, journalist, and former Black Panther, Mumia Abu-Jamal in his new book, "Jailhouse Lawyers."


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