Wesearch Project


Isolation: Not Mommy's Fault

 

In the largest, creaky-est, most beautiful Victorian house on the block of a suburb of Detroit, resides the most beautiful Puerto-Rican, Filipina, Japanese, and White family. Each member of the family locks themselves in their own room.  The silence and loneliness in a house that is a home to 9 people is unnatural- frightening even.

The Bank Officer Gave Me A Canned Tamale

 

As terrifying as being on the outside looking in is, being on the inside wanting out is worse.

Needing to feed my face and pay the rent, I had taken a low paying job at the old Crocker Bank and after five years was making only around four dollars an hour doing office work.  Having come to the point of overdrawing my checking account, I asked a bank officer if she would advance me twenty dollars until pay day.  How many others have asked that question?

Wesearch Series- Stories of GentriFUKcation

 

Wesearch:

Poor people led research and pro-active media deconstructing the lies told about criminalized and mythologized communities.

 

Wesearch Series- Stories of GentriFUKcation

 

Wesearch:

Poor people led research and pro-active media deconstructing the lies told about criminalized and mythologized communities.

 

Ingrid De Leon

What is Poverty Scholar?/¿Qué es un estudioso de la pobreza ?

Who is considered a great scholar? How is scholarship attained? How is greatness honored? And from what barometer do we assess this canon?

I hear voices, see faces, of people I killed- We-Search on the Military Industrial Complex

 

 

Editors Note: PNN's  WeSearch is people-led (rather than institution led)  research and media created by the people who are impacted by the issue we do the research on. in this series we focused on the Military Industrial Complex and its impact on young people in poverty across Amerikkka.

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