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 »
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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.
Street Sense artist and vendor reminisces on his friends from the old days and their untimely deaths.
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.
A poem for Anthony Bourdain.
Five people were killed Thursday, June 28 at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland.
Matthew Farkas, a resident at 801 East men’s shelter for several years, died on May 11 at the age of 36. It was exactly one month before his birthday.
As treatment for HIV has improved over the years, federal funding dedicated to housing for HIV-positive people has not. Service providers are struggling to help new people in need as others continue to age and housing costs skyrocket.
A poem about mother’s day
I wake up in the morning with different thoughts in my mind. At my age I do a lot of reminiscing about the past, whether it be good or bad.
A poem about war and conflict
A poem about gun violence in the U.S