Local Poverty and Resistance


PNN-TV Angela Naggie on police murders

Angela Naggie talks about her son, O'Shaine Evans, who was killed at age 26 by SFPD officer David Goff on October 7, 2014.

PNN-TV Eduardo Roman Justice for Amilcar Lopez

Eduardo Roman talks about his friend Amilcar Lopez, who was killed at age 21 by SFPD on February 26, 2015.

Shigella

In recent months The San Francisco health department has alerted many San Francisco free food service entities such as soup kitchens of a potentially lethal infectious disease known as Shigella.

Shigella is an oral fecal disease that is initially caused by ingesting human fecal matter, and is generally spread when the infected stool is spread to others who ingest it.

Funky chicken from the food pantry !

It is no secret that San Francisco is the third most expensive city in the world to live in.

For poor folks we must come up with creative and sometimes tried and true methods of survival when often 2/3 or more of our monthly income goes to rent.

One such methods for many is relying on local soup kitchens or food pantries to get staples and components of meals if not entire meals.

Black Disabled Families in Black History Month

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

 

Black Disabled Families Fight For Their Rights in Black History Month

An African-American Mama and her Adult Disabled Son Are Denied their Rights and Made Homeless.

Under the Bus

January 21, 2015

The transparent liar Ed Lee has done it again: first by throwing elderly and disabled people of color under the bus with an unreasonably harsh policy of punishing fare evasion; and then by pretending to be a hero by agreeing with the SFMTA’s recent proposal to extend free Muni to elderly and disabled patrons as it has previously done for the city’s youth.

Playing the Role of a Cat

(Author's note:  Cats come in all sizes and colors.  Some, as we know, are great actors/actresses.  This poem is about a cat i came across recently, whose acting skills were proficient enough to garner her a prominent space on Hollywood's B-List.  Enjoy)

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