Rochelle Walker explores what makes a home through poetry.
Content categorized as Civil Rights
Ayub Abdul explores the importance of Kamala Harris as the Democratic vice presidential nominee.
Kathryn McKelvey explores the connection between climate disasters and homelessness.
Street Sense artist and vendor Ayub Abdul writes about the harm caused by diesel fuel.
Two researchers studied common barriers homeless citizens experience while voting and uncovered best practices to overcome them.
Landlords cannot provide eviction notices to tenants until the current eviction moratorium expires, the D.C. Council decided Sept. 22.
Vendor and artist Colly Dennis calls for a new generation of civil rights leaders.
Vendor and artist Marcus Green offers his thoughts on police brutality and the upcoming 2020 presidential election.
Robert Barton, an incarcerated D.C. resident, makes the case for building a prison near D.C. to house the District’s incarcerated people.
Karl Racine announced three lawsuits against seven landlords and property management companies for denying tenancy based on race, disabilities, and sources of income.
A poem reflecting on a summer of protests from Street Sense Media vendor and artist Robert Warren.
Many D.C. organizers and local nonprofits want to see the city allocate more resources toward ending homelessness, calling it a symptom of systemic racism.
Activists marched to the home of Mayor Muriel Bowser to protest the quality of services provided to homeless people in the District.
Patty Stonesifer, former CEO of Martha’s Table and Ward 3 resident, offers a call to action to examine the racism and racial bias present in her neighborhood.
Anthony Carney writes about the importance of respecting one another.
Marcus Green gives his take on the Washington football team’s name change.
Artist/Vendor James Daniel Johnson celebrates the life of late civil rights activist John Lewis.
Photographer Joseph Young reflects on the George Floyd protests and the history of police protests in the United States.
Mayor Bowser’s budget has allocated funding to public housing repairs in response to a decade-long federal disinvestment. However, advocates argue that more money needs to be shifted to establish a recurring amount of funding for these repairs.
After an initial arrest that resulted in a stay-away order regarding the White House grounds and Black Lives Matte Plaza, a reportedly homeless man in need of mental health care now faces compounded charges. DC’s proposed FY 2021 budget includes no major expansions of behavioral health support for people in the criminal justice system.