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Eviction of Elders = Death: 100 year old Black Elder Recieves Sherriff Notice to Vacate and goes to ICU-

IRIS CANADA HOSPITALIZED
Iris Canada, the 100-year-old African American woman being evicted from her Western Addition home of over 50 years, is in the hospital right now after she was served with a sheriff's notice to vacate her apartment this Wednesday.

According to her niece, Iris Merriouns, she called Peter Owens, one of her evictors, and when he didn't answer, left a message begging him not to do this to her, not to evict her. Then her heart rate accelerated and she was rushed to the emergency room.

All Jails Are Toxic

For too long, harmful law enforcement and detention policies have worsened mental health and public safety outcomes.

Please Support Krip-Hop Nation's South Africa Tour Nov-Dec 10th Disability Awareness Month in S.A

Hello Friends & Supporters

It all started when I was in my early teens. I told my mom that I wanted to go to South Africa in the middle of the US anti-Aparthied movement in which my father and I was apart of. In my high school years I tried to do a paper on what was going on in South Africa for people with disabilities/Deaf and remember this was in the mid 80's before computers. My paper turned out to be a half a page cause I couldn't find enough information on people with disabilities/Deaf in South Africa at that time.

Found By Pest Control

We begin to take or adapt to our surrounding neighbors schedules or routines without meaning or noticing that we do.

A Multi-Nationed Prayer of Protection from Dakota Lands to Ohlone Lands- Poverty, Climate Change and the Dakota Access Pipeline Indigenous Resistance

Poverty, Climate Change and the Dakota Access Pipeline Indigenous Resistance 
by Tiny, Daughter of Dee, Mama of Tiburcio

Three Stooges Is Racist

When I was younger (and even now) I watched the Three Stooges and other old shows. I have always loved things from the 19th Century cartoons, songs, TV shows and elders. But, I always loved the Three Stooges. But then another night I was watching Three Stooges and I realized that the show was really racist. The show made black people look stupid and said all kind of racist slurs against different cultures.

Wells Fargo Took My House the IRS is Taking Everything Else

Four years ago I met the love of my life. As a 62 year old male bachelor/Hippie Madman, I met the love of my life.  We got hitched, I’ll just say our life together is perfect as a saltnpepper low income senior. With senior and disability problems. I am not saying we don’t debate. We do that. Quite loudly sometimes. Outside of that we get along great. As I say, she has spiced up my life.

The Phillippine Exportation/ Notes from the Inside

Editors Note: Jose H. Villarreal is one of several power-FUL PNNPlantation prison correspondents.

Why Two Frida's? / Notes from the Inside

Editors Note: Jose H. Villarreal is one of several power-FUL PNNPlantation prison correspondents.

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