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Keys to a better community: The James Keys Story

Keys to a better community: The James Keys Story

One of a series of pre-election stories on PNN

Marlon Crump/PNN
Saturday, July 17, 2010;

“Housing, income (other poverty-related issues), I feel that the people don’t feel they have a voice or a choice. When election time comes, that’s when other people (candidates) will engage them.” James Keys, candidate for District 6 Supervisor stated to me in an interview, on June 24th, 2010.

The KKK Act of 1871

The KKK Act of 1871

An explanation of the racist and classist laws that inform U.S. policy.

Marlon Crump/PNN
Wednesday, July 2, 2008

A Dead Child's Cry

One poor mamaz' journey through poverty and C.P.S.

Silenced Mamas II

Silenced mamas II

The Un-just actions of Commissioner Marjorie Slabach continues -unchecked

Marlon Crump/PNN
Saturday, September 5, 2009

HOUSING FIRST: IF YOU BUILD IT THEY WILL COME ISN'T JUST A SLOGAN


By Bruce Allison and Thornton Kimes

San Francisco has a “Housing First” policy. The (very extended) Patel
family, which owns the vast majority of SRO hotel (Single Room
Occupancy: a.k.a. Poor People Housing) properties in the city, is
spitting in our faces by leaving SRO’s vacant for years. There is one
in the Mission (22nd and Mission, above the Ritmo music store, with 40

Haiku for the Environment

Thornton Kimes/An Alleged Po'Poet/

 

warm up the car! we
have to massage concrete for
a nano-second

 

 

 

Play On Reality Pains Psychie

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