Carpenter’s Shelter, an Alexandria nonprofit, celebrated Thanksgiving with current and former residents.
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Artist-vendor Angelyn Whitehurst writes about jazz and poetry at Loaves and Fishes.
Joseph Jackson shares his frustration with the outcome of the election.
Arthur Johnson tells readers how to rebuild their credit.
Cynthia Mewborn corrects some misconceptions about government assistance.
Vendor Mustafa Kalieb saw something potentially disturbing on the Metro.
Vendor and artist Frederic John wonders whether Trump will reach out to people like him.
Michael Warner writes about working on Planned Parenthood canvassing efforts in New Hampshire.
A reflection on the use of credit checks in hiring.
A vendor is tired of ineffective politicians.
Vendor Jeffrey McNeil supports Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton.
A vendor reflects on how the support of his wife has made his life richer and happier.
Hillary Clinton will defend racial equality and if elected, says lawyer and community activist Aileen Johnson.
Editor-in-chief Eric Falquero shares his thoughts about the the African American Museum of History and culture.
A vendor weighs in on the election and why he supports Trump.
Vendor and advocate Robert Warren writes about the need to make affordable housing a priority this election.
A Street Sense vendor reflects on the segregated nature of poverty and the manner in which homelessness has been and continues to be an issue affected by housing and racial divide.
A contributor reflects on the way grandparenthood has the power to unite people from senators to the homeless.
A Street Sense vendor revels in the importance of Obama’s presidency and the opening of the Museum of African American History and Culture.
Tom Reed describes growing up in poverty