Local Poverty and Resistance


THE PEOPLE CAGE

Dee Allen- Po Poet and Author of the newly released POOR Press publication - Skeletal Black - available at poorpress.net  

From "CARE" to Cages- for Houseless Folks in amerikkklan

From "CARE" to Cages- for Houseless Folks in amerikkklan

Poverty Scholarship-Poor People Create their own Theory, Textbook & Solutions to Poverty & Homelessness

What:POOR Press Book, Curriculum Release and Theatre Workshop Tour 

Bay Area Readings & workshops
Feb 3rd 1pm Theatre of the POOR Workshop at Homefulness- 8032 MacArthur Bl East Oakland

Sustenance

Hunger

drove me to

seek sustenance

at Safeway.  Desperately I searched

for food without fillers not born in a lab

for food without pesticide tainting its skin

for food without chemical colors mixed in

for food not injected, infected or foul

for food not obtained through abuse of the wild

When suddenly from deep inside my soul

a deafening tone rose and took control

my body shook as i scremaed and yelled

that the food in the store was not fit to sell

Rebuilding the House: Shawna Hawk, Media Island, and an Opportunity for Redistribution of Hoarded Wealth, Power, and Resources

Shawna Hawk is a Black Power movement builder, a Mother, a Healer and a catalyst for social change.

Always Being Whipped Harder: Black Children= Harsher punishment

The subject of whether or not Black students and other children of color receive harsher punishments than their counterparts has been a conversation that’s been ignored for too long.

Lives Lost to the Institution - No Candlelight Vigil For Jessica St Louis

"Nobody should be put out alone into this cold night," said Benita Turner, mother of Jessica St Louis, who died after being released from Santa Rita County Jail at 1:30am on July 28th. 

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