Vendor Ron “Pookanu” Dudley shares his views through a poem titled “Listen”
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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 »
Street Sense artist & vendor talks about visiting her father’s grave.
Part 5 of “The Black Fields Chronicles: The HOBO,” a fiction story based on the reality of homelessness.
D.C. government, nonprofit organizations and citizens are responding to the most recent spike in synthetic drug overdoses.
The National Museum of the American Indian hosted a candlelight vigil in honor of the Native American women who have been murdered or are currently missing.
A 28-song playlist to celebrate and honor the life of the artist Aretha Franklin.
Street Sense Media vendor and contributor Leonard Calvin Hyater Jr. died on July 13, 2018.
Alvin James Dixon, a native Washingtonian and Street Sense Media vendor, died on June 14, 2018.
While it is most common among youth nationwide, synthetic cannabinoid overdoses are plaguing poor adults in the nation’s capital.
On July 9, a man was found dead where he had been sleeping for the past year on F Street NW.