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Black Disabled South African College Student, Kanyisa Ntombini, Talks About Student Protests On Campuses & Moore! sticky icon

(Leroy Moore’s Note:  As you know Krip-Hop Nation have been connecting with musicians/activists with disabilities around the world for years especially in Africa and Krip-Hop Nation will be touring South Africa in November-December 10th.  Leroy has been following the protests on college campuses in South Africa especially at University of Cape Town with disabled activist, Kanyisa Ntombini who have been organizing Black disabled poor students around disability justice issue on that campus.  Kanyisa recorded an update for Krip-Hop Nation & Poor Magazine.  B

UnHoused in the Airport - The PoLicing of Unhoused Bodies in "Public" spaces

(photo- The tile floor where folks sleep, if only for a few hours, in La Guardia Airport)

415 Day

415 Day at La Raza park. The faces are there, the faces, the minds, the bodies, the gestures that refuse to disappear. 415 and the temperature hovers between 415 degrees and 415 degrees below zero. The city sometimes feels like a freezer but as Al Robles said, "Soon the white snow will melt". All the young sisters and brothers flashin' Frisco badges of honor. Those tattoos, those scars, the letters SF in bold letters cut into the flesh, bruises of valor, bruises of honor, bruises of survival that no cop's badge can kill.

Shot Down on All Levels

“Some niggers got shot up!” Was the announcement made on one of the gentriFUKer’s blog, referring to this past weekend’s deadly shooting in the Fill-no-more community Saturday evening. One 25-year-old man lost his life and 4 others were injured when suspect(s) opened fire on the corner of Eddy and Fillmore streets.

The poLice killing of Anthony Nuñez

On July 4, 2016, 18-year-old Latino Loved One Anthony Nuñez was in a mental health crisis in his home in San José, CA. Anthony had shot himself, grazing his head with a bullet, was bleeding, and was in desperate need of medical attention. Two pleas for life-saving medical support to 911 were made by Anthony’s family.

The United Snakkkes Called US- ReViEWsforTheReVolution Review of the Movie US

The new beautiful Jordan Peele movie “US” is about so many things- from false borders to charity industrial complexes to parenting to colonial borders, detention centers and the plantation prison nation all the way through embedded with Christian biblical doomsday allegories, Indigenous iconography and wite-science.  But first and foremost its about the horror movie called Life, the horror of not “seeing” each other- the horror of what I call “the violent act of looking away,” the horrific implica

Protect The Children

With the recent stories of crimes and violations against children hitting the media airwaves, there will always be worry and rage over why children have to be victimized and exploited in such a cruel way and what is the solution.

 

The Power of Man, The Demise of Mama Earth

As a child, I used to watch Mama dance and sing to her favorite song, “Earth Crisis” by Steel Pulse and at the time I didn’t quite understand why she insisted  that I paid attention to that song. She knew that the universe was in peril and in her own artistic way she was preparing me for it.

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