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:

From Eviction to Homelessness

The Silent yet deadly elder & child abuse of Eviction and cause of homelessness 

The Sacred Mauna Kea Needs Your Help

Take Action for Mauna A Wākea!!! Please let them know they need to Divest from Desecration!!!!

 

Joint statement against the incarceration "detention" and raids on Indigenous Refugees from Central and Southern Turtle Island and all of Mama Earth

The following is a joint statement against the incarceration "detention" and raids on Indigenous Refugees from Central and Southern Turtle Island and all of Mama Earth by the International and local movements/Organizations listed below. 
 

Hit Me Bruh! Thoughts on the Last Black Man in San Francisco

Hit me with something real.  Hit me with what I am.  Hit me with my pent up rage.  Hit me with everything that’s been taken from you, me, us—our city.  Last black man, first black man, and all black men in between; hit me in the solar nexus, the crossroads, the migration, the displacement, the toxicity—I want it all, I want it all back.  Last Black Man in San Francisco, a pause in the sound of the heartbeat of two young black men, a pause that expands and captures the history of a people—the black community of San Francisco—in all its l

The Green Planet

Final paper by Kimo Umu.
 

P.O.C.

Final paper for Decolonized English class by Ziair Hughes
 

 

Presence, Prayer & Procession of the Housed for the Unhoused

As I looked up at a bus stop on my route home, I recall thinking about the choice I had in that moment to show up or plead exhaustion and go home. Home. I have a home. The irony that I was choosing between going back to the comfort of my house or to a rally explicitly for the housed to show up for the unhoused is more obvious to me now.

Shots Fired

She took shifts sitting by both her son's sides after they both were shot and almost murdered by a lone police officer in Olympia Washington.

As she sat at her son's hospital bed sides she heard on the news of what happened. The news blasted the radio traffic call the officer had made to dispatch about the shooting that late evening/early morning when he shot both her sons.

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