Carlton Johnson reflects on the October Women’s March.
Content categorized as Civil Rights
A transgender man is suing the National United Methodist Church and Friendship Place, alleging that they discriminated against him for being transgender.
COVID-19 presents another challenge for the unhoused community in Washington, D.C. Will local leaders take the right actions to create positive social change after this unprecedented crisis?
Sandra Jackson from the House of Ruth on the importance of childcare for Black women.
SMYAL provides economic and housing support during the pandemic through a housing program for LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness.
Solar Works D.C., through the DDOE, employs low-income residents in a solar installation and job training program. Panels are installed across the District, and low-income residents can request installations for free.
Angie Whitehurst on the loss of Black life.
The first Black woman to represent the state of Massachusetts in the US Congress, Ayanna Pressley, talks to INSP about racism as a public health crisis, housing and homelessness.
Aida Peery encourages everyone to vote and reminds readers of the sacrifices it took to get here.
Street Sense vendors reflect on the passing of civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis.
Angie Whitehurst links current events to advocacy for a U.S. Department of Peace.
Artist and vendor Angie Whitehurst asks Congress not to replace RBG until after the election.
Rochelle Walker explores what makes a home through poetry.
Ayub Abdul explores the importance of Kamala Harris as the Democratic vice presidential nominee.
Dudley shares his frustrations with the “system” through poetry.
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.