Thompson-Bey discusses the possibility of a World Series victory bringing Washington D.C. together.
Content categorized as Death
Darryl Hines, a close friend of Michael Irby, tells about the lives Mr. Irby had influenced and how much he will be missed.
Michael Irby of Washington, D.C., passed away in the early morning of July 26. He was 65 years old. A memorial service will be held for Michael at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9 at All Nations Baptist Church on 2001 N Capitol St NE.
Co-founder Ted Henson mourns the loss of Donald Brooks.
Members of the Street Sense Media family mourn the passing of Donald Brooks.
Laura Zeilinger, Director of the D.C. Department of Human Services, mourns the loss of Donald Brooks.
Two men were struck and killed on July 10 in James Monroe Park when an SUV barreled off of Pennsylvania Avenue and into the park bench where they had been sitting.
Vendor Ron “Pookanu” Dudley shares his views through a poem titled “Listen”
Vendor Laticia Brock shares her frustrations with violence in a poem.
Vendor Sybil Taylor writes reflects on what it has been like since her father passed away four years ago on Wednesday.
Mayor Muriel Bowser has proposed a strategic plan to reduce the deaths.
Part 9 of “The Black Fields Chronicles: The HOBO,” a fiction story based on the reality of homelessness.
The National Coalition for the Homeless released its latest report on hate crimes against homeless people in December of 2018.
A haiku by vendor Frederic John based on his experience walking to his Christmas Day dinner.
Black Fields thinks about his cousin Jaquania’s death in a drunk driving accident and the consequences that followed.
Approximately 15 representatives from the People For Fairness Coalition canvassed the Wilson Building on Dec. 21, seeking more funding and stronger legal protections to address… Read more »
Thursday afternoon’s rainfall was the first time the Homeless Memorial faced inclement weather since it first started six years ago. Members of the homeless community,… Read more »
As evening fell, more than 105 local activists and community members crowded together in the Luther Place Church on Dec. 20 to memorialize the lives… Read more »
Charles Martin Davis died of natural causes and was found in his bedroom on Oct. 21, according to a police report. Davis, a Street Sense Media vendor, writer and illustrator, was 55 years young. He often sold newspapers in the Tenleytown neighborhood.
Street Sense artist & vendor talks about visiting her father’s grave.