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POOR's Mission

POOR Magazine is a poor people led/indigenous people led, grassroots non-profit,arts organization dedicated to providing revolutionary media access, art, education and advocacy to silenced youth, adults and elders in poverty across the globe.

All of POOR's programs are focused on providing non-colonizing, community-based and community-led media, art and education with the goals of creating access for silenced voices, preserving and degentrifying rooted communities of color and re-framing the debate on poverty, landlessness, indigenous resistance, disability and race locally and globally.

POOR Magazine


POOR Magazine Revolutionary Journalism, poetry, & prose on issues of poverty, racism, disability, in/migration, border fascism, incarceration, welfare (de)form, profiling, indigenous resistance, art, media, and more by the folks who experience these struggles first-hand.

(POOR Magazine -The print edition- Is currently out of print due to lack of funding. Some copies of Volume #4: MOTHERS still available by mail order. Contact deeandtiny@poormagazine.org)

Blogs and Journalizm by Poverty Skolaz locally and globally linked below:

Audrey Candy Corn GRIEVING BREATHING MOTHER

Today we celebrated de Los Muertos day this is our 2nd one maybe our third in fact but this one 
 
I'm Remembering and anxious too 
 
Last year I remember faintly and the year before I was virginly Exposed to the knowledge of this 
 
the day that I next year will acknowledge …
 
What once scared me I now am not afraid of … the calling of ANCESTORS ….. Praying other ‘’’ 

Grieving Breathing Mother Blog January 2019

WELL WELL WELL HOW THE TABLES WILL TEARN  I HAVE THE GOLDEN KEY TODAY I CELEBRATE ………

 

Broadcasting Live With Patrick Lafayette From Jamaica To New York!

LEROY F. MOORE JR: First, tell us about growing up in Jamaica.

Police Brutality With A Deaf Character In the Movie, The System By Iroc Daniels

LEROY F MOORE JR.:  So, Mr. Daniels, tell us about this movie called The System, and when did it come out?

IROC DANIELS:  Well, this came out in the last, well, it actually went to select theaters September 5th to select theaters. But now it’s on Amazon. It just came out on Amazon like a couple weeks ago.

LEROY F MOORE JR.:  OK. And I’ve been reading about it, and tell us about the storyline.

My Khmerikan Family: How deportation affected my life

I met Solo some 27 years ago in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district when we were youngsters in the “wilderness children” phase. Even though it was love at first sight for me I hid my emotions about how I truly felt for him and tried to hook him up with my cousin.

Black Woman, White Face

“I mean her butt, it’s so BIG! Uh, Gross! Look! She’s just so BLACK!”

 

Sustenance

Hunger

drove me to

seek sustenance

at Safeway.  Desperately I searched

for food without fillers not born in a lab

for food without pesticide tainting its skin

for food without chemical colors mixed in

for food not injected, infected or foul

for food not obtained through abuse of the wild

When suddenly from deep inside my soul

a deafening tone rose and took control

my body shook as i scremaed and yelled

that the food in the store was not fit to sell

Rebuilding the House: Shawna Hawk, Media Island, and an Opportunity for Redistribution of Hoarded Wealth, Power, and Resources

Shawna Hawk is a Black Power movement builder, a Mother, a Healer and a catalyst for social change.

Vehicularily Housed Residents towed, Harassed, Criminalized, Evicted and Resisting from Berkeley to Oakland...

Below are the "I" stories created by Unhoused residents of Berkeley who live in RV's and Vans on the occupied streets of Berkeley ( aka Huchuin Lisjan/Ohlone Land) in POOR Magazine's Street-Writing Workshop held weekly on the corners of 8th & Harrison streets.

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