POOR Magazine


Ancestors and Art as Post-Katrina Resistance A Poverty Skola Tour Through New Orleans

“Wow, i didn’t even know that place was gone” New Orleans born and raised sisSTAR Ann, exclaimed as we rolled through the gentriFUKed and/or re-deviloped streets of the 9th ward, Algiers and Treme neighborhoods of New Orleans, to name a few.

 

PPEHRC Poor Peoples March on Washington

The Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign (PPEHRC) is a movement that is based in Philadelphia and is run by formerly homeless, poor and currently homeless people like us here at Poor Magazine.

A Grieving Mother June 16 2018

Words. What exactly are the purpose of words?

A Grieving Mother June 15 2018

Grieving mother ... today faced with my own cross to bear. I'm realizing more and more that the hell that God speaks of may be the very personal experience that one relives here on Earth. I had the opportunity to Bear Witness a 18 year old young man transition out of here by train. His life was taken. I didn't see it personally but the tragedy has hit the news in the hoods neighbors family and friends of Miss Christa Holloway. Her son Victor is a great ancestor now ...

A Grieving Mother June 21 2018

 
I thought today would be an ordinary day. However I was woken up by the sound of a helicopter, dogs barking, black iron gates being jumpe,  supposedly someone has to have something wrong and the boys in blue are looking for them. We are being told not to come out of our houses however I cannot to their request obey the command that was given.
 

From CPS to ICE- the Separation Nation didnt Begin with these Incarcerated Babies

From CPS to ICE- the Separation Nation didn’t begin with these Incarcerated Babies

The Violent Separation Nation  didn’t begin with this generation
with these babies
or their incarceration
The Separation Nation began with the theft of Turtle Island
and the humans who lived here and thrived on it

It continues today with the Confusion of age grade separated schools, Special Edukkkation and racist classist Child Separation SErvices
predating on poor parents and parents of color

The Organized Poor Pt 2 Poor People March on Washington and HUD in honor of Dr/ King's March on Washington

“We are surrounded by Black Cops”, said Leroy Moore, with POOR Magazine and Krip Hop Nation about the 15 black cops who surrounded us houseless and formerly houseless mamas, uncles, children, and elders from the Poor People’s March when we walked humbly into the Washington DC office of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to demand our housing back.

 

“We are here to meet with Ben Carson,” we all said.

Went Down to the Rich (Wite) Man’s House: Poor and Unhoused People March on Washington DC for their lives and self-determination

Well I went down to the rich man’s house- to take back what he stole from me- take back my dignity- take back my humanity…..

 

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