Photography by Michelle Kilfeather
In this podcast, Josiah picks up where he left off in Part 1, sharing stories from his time with Molotov Mouths, the touring poetry collective from the 1990s. He pivots to talking about the gentrification he saw happening first-hand in the Mission in the late-'90s/early-2000s.
Josiah has been working at City Lights Books in North Beach for the last several years, and he talks about his job at this iconic San Francisco business (which is open during the pandemic).
He ends this podcast with a hella powerful poem about gentrification in the Mission. The words to that poem:
The Galería de la Raza Blues