Vendor and artist Marcus Green offers his thoughts on police brutality and the upcoming 2020 presidential election.
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Robert Barton, an incarcerated D.C. resident, makes the case for building a prison near D.C. to house the District’s incarcerated people.
Nonprofit land developer Jubilee Housing has projects underway to provide affordable housing for returning citizens.
The Pathways program, managed by the Office of Neighborhood Engagement and Safety, allows those most vulnerable to committing or being a victim of crime to learn work skills and, ultimately, obtain a full time job. The ONSE staff aims to address any and all issues along the way, whether it be housing or mental health.
Activists marched to the home of Mayor Muriel Bowser to protest the quality of services provided to homeless people in the District.
Police are searching for the body of 34 year-old DC resident Olga Ooro after her boyfriend was arrested and charged with her murder.
Marcus McCall reflects on how the pandemic has affected him.
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.
Through his perspective as an ex-con, Artist and Vendor Gerald Anderson thinks about the longstanding issue of police brutality and misconduct.
Aida Peery calls for more attention on the issue of racism.
Meena Morar addresses the topic of police brutality.
Angie Whitehurst discusses racism and defunding the police.
More than 100 activists gathered in John Marshall Park on Friday evening, just south of MPD headquarters and Judiciary Square, to urge D.C. officials to defund the city’s police force.
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A poem from Angie Whitehurst reflecting on the murder of George Floyd.
Gerald Anderson reflects on what he saw during the height of DC’s George Floyd protests.
Willie Phillips, chairman of D.C.’s Public Service Commission, warns readers to look out for utilities scams during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Street Sense Media CEO expresses solidarity with the Black Lives Movement and explains how structural racism and discrimination causes Black Americans to experience higher rates of homelessness .
The man suspected of killing Darrel Finney by setting him on fire has been arrested by MPD and is facing charges of murder and arson.
Several people living at an encampment in the NoMa neighborhood lost everything in an April 8 fire. They’ve been working to pick up the pieces with community support.