Jeffery Mcneil expresses great disappointment in the community of African Americans.
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Michael Craig Talks about america’s askew way of life
Aida Basnight speaks about Trump and things he’s doing wrong
In the late 90’s a person sleeping on the banks of the Ohio River, in a sleeping bag, was pushed and rolled into the river… Read more »
Ever since the city announced its plan to close the D.C. General family shelter and transfer its residents to new facilities in seven of the… Read more »
It is with great sadness that Street Sense says goodbye to Michael Stoops, who passed away peacefully on the morning of May 1. Memorial service details will be shared as soon as confirmed. In the meantime, please consider sending any photos, or anecdotes you’d like considered for inclusion in our tribute to him. firstname.lastname@example.org
Columnist Arthur Johnson addresses wage theft, who is vulnerable to it and District government’s response: The Wage Theft Amendment Act.
Ricardo Meriedy opens up about his Heroin addiction and his six year success of sobriety.
President and CEO of Covenant House Washington compels the community to fund more safe beds for homeless youth in order to help eliminate youth sex trafficking.
A Street Sense vendor/artist describes the discrimination he met with while selling papers near the White House.
A Street Sense vendor/artist criticizes President Trump’s personal travel expenditures.
A Street Sense vendor/artist explains his view on the extremist left and right sides of politics driving him to support Trump.
You see, compassion is no longer simply a human trait, at least not in America. Here, we have to want it; we have to work hard to set aside the messages; the consumerism, the demagoguery, the sheer tonnage of influence exerted by those who couldn’t possibly care less about people stranded in the cold.
This is what brings me joy!
Phillip Black writes about observing young teenagers deliberately break the rules while on trains and how officers don’t make an effort to stop them.
It’s a surprise the Metro is still in business.
We are all responsible for the advancement of the human race. We shouldn’t just accept the status quo. This is a call to action to make change.
Craig Thompson an advocate and member of the homeless community is always looking for new ways in to help fight homelessness. He has come up the idea of starting an network for those experiencing homelessness that would be on an online platform. The network is meant to connect the community.
The MLK Library in Downtown D.C. is closed for renovations. The closing closely impacted the homeless community who utilize the resources they provided.
An anonymous Street Sense author reflects on his time in a DC homeless shelter, and how he eventually found hope.