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Jackie Toomer

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Jackie Toomer

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 "I was self employed. But I lost my home to a predatory lender. So I lost my business. And I went down…

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Eshe Shukura

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 "I loved guaranteed income. But I often was like, I don't want it to feel like dignified welfare, I think it is…

Anthony Paculan

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"Though there were many mediums I could’ve chosen to convey this, I thought the lyricism of poetry would best reflect the cyclicality…

Wula Dawson

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 "That very false narrative of Black folks having mink coats and sitting on welfare rolls, I mean, it's so irrational, because there's…