Local Poverty and Resistance


what the system did

what the system did

to me now a grown man treated as a kid

pulling me inside steady trying to get rid

forcing me in court to pay to see my kid

burnt my history soup, forgot about the lid

what the system's doing

SF Walk Against Rape

Marlon Crump/PNN
Thursday, May 14, 2009;

"It means breaking out of the silence of crying alone!"

As I awoke, I quickly rubbed the sleep from my eyes, cobwebs from my head, and weariness from my body. I then checked the time on my cell phone:

It was 10:35 a.m.

The First Annual Tenant Convention: Voices of Poverty Scholars

Community and poverty scholars join to discuss tenant rights, police brutality and the criminalization of poverty at the first tenant convention

Marlon Crump Poverty Scholar POOR News Network
Wednesday, December 20, 2006;

'It is literally a crime to be poor in this country, the United States of America.' Rene Saucedo's words reverberated across the auditorium, at the First Annual Tenant Convention, held in November at the Luna Sea Theater. Saucedo's words are all too familiar for those of us who are living poor in this country.

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