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:

Is it Better to Be Obedient than to Sacrifice?

By: AudreyCandyCorn aka SistahSaveASoul

What do you want to Be Recognized for, Obedience or Sacrifice? Which is the lesser? Are they equal? Can the 2 be Separated or are they meant to Be a Pair?

I often wonder is it in the Eyes of the Beholder which they deem worth a higher ranking... and one can't forget the other participating party. This exchange of supply and demand is tricky. Both parties must Be in agreement as to what is or is not acceptable, pure-hearted, non-foul or tainted.

The End of an Era: A New Way

by AudreyCandyCorn aka SistahSaveASoul 


“Maybe you shouldn’t be building this project…” Is the City of Oakland Really Doing All They Can To Create Affordable Housing?

“You owe $72,000 for these water and sewer permits,” said the East Bay Municipal Water District (EBMUD) clerk.

“We don’t have that kind of money,” replied organizers from POOR Magazine’s Homefulness project.

Ailments, Issues, Problems

by AudreyCandyCorn aka SistahSaveASoul 


The Year Of 2020

by AudreyCandyCorn aka SistahSaveASoul 

Breast Exam

By: AudreyCandyCorn aka SistahSaveASoul

Stealing Trees, Stealing Land, Stealing Lives- Un-Tour Stop #1 Stolen Land /Hoarded Resources Thru Occupied Pacific Northwest

Above image: Youth and family poverty skolaz/danzantes from Deecolonize Academy/POOR Magazine/Homefulness- Photos by Muteado SIlencio, Tiburcio Garcia-Gray, Amir Cornish, Israel Munoz, Ziair Hughes, Akil Carrillo, Kimo Umu

The Time Has Come

By: AudreyCandyCorn aka SistahSaveASoul

Ok. So here it is... Finally, the time has come; I'm gone do it, I'm gone go to my Family's house for Thanksgiving. And Sit Right Where Torian Dajour Hughes sat, and I mean Directly Spot On Smack Dead Front and Center. I hope To Sit in his Very Same Space ...

Doing My Part

By: AudreyCandyCorn aka SistahSaveASoul

Health and wealth, Democrats, Republicans and the great words of Minister King and Malcom X. Man, I've had enough of them currently in the city of Oakland, California. Enough of dealing with the politics at 250 Frank Ogawa Plaza. The tables have turned this year. Election term fail. The 400-year mark of the slaves, and a slave masters role has been switched.


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