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Report from Puerto Rico

REPORT FROM PUERTO RICO. It's taken me a couple of days to write. I am so furious with the way the Puerto Rican people are being left to suffer and die. The US government, military, FEMA, Rossello and PR state government have mounted little response.

Trauma Survivor: Mama Earth

Like any trauma survivor Mama Earth is unsettled, anxious, in physical and mental pain and actling erratic. This state of her being is now her norm, not the aberrant, so I refuse to call it Climate Change or any other euphemism. Mama Earth is in crisis, period.

And to all of us earth peoples struggling with the collective pain caused by the crises and trauma of our post-colonized and corporate tortured Mama Earth - i am sending so much prayer and healing across these digital streets

The Unfinished Disability Utopia, Berkeley Police & Americans with Disability Act Pushed By Kayla Moore, Transgender Disabled Woman of Color

Death Rumors
By Kayla Moore
Someone is calling the beast.
He is summoning me.
All he does is call.
I just want to be free.
Black death and the sight
of blood so cold,
my life sounds really short,
the scent of death
which smells real old,
pictures of old buildings
and forts
Must I suffer to this thing
we fear?

Kindred's Dirty Little Secrets

All of Kindrerd's Nursing Homes (there are 8 in the City they all will be sold for the land..Including their Rehabilitation Centers. Non only Kindrerd, but other groups. The Federal Government (Medicare) only pays for the first 100 days, The State of California still pays on the 1970 level. The haven't increased payments since the 1970's. Let me bring you back to the 1970's. Muni was 25 cents and Minimum Wage was $2.75.

21st Century Infiltration - An Antidote to the Violence on these Digital Streets

“You are a fraud….” the words scrawled across the lighted screen seemed to drip with blood, It was one of over a hundred face-book posts, text messages and reply all emails spoken about me and the organization my houseless mama and I co-founded. Through the experience and ever after, my heart was broken, my soul destroyed and every injury, scrape or cut, real or metaphoric i received throughout my already too hard life of houselessness, domestic violence, abuse, incarceration and poverty was triggered. I was suicidal and unable to function.

The Disabled Community Can Learn from the Deaf Community On How To Respond & Make Cultural Work On Police Brutality.

Did and has the anti police brutality movement left behind one of the biggest groups that have been killed by police since the early 1980's when I got involved.

Press Release Black Disabled Art History 101- Children’s Book (9/17)

Press Release

Black Disabled Art History 101- Children’s Book



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