Vendor-Artist Baron Hall reflects on the history of the black struggle, and his relationship to it.
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Artist/Vendor James Gartrell urges people to put a stop to harmful stereotypes about homelessness.
Artists/vendors Andre Brinson and Ken Martin share their experiences facing discrimination by private businesses and the general public.
Though the Michael A. Stoops Anti-Discrimination Amendment Act did not gain traction in 2017, it was reintroduced to DC Council earlier this year.
Artist and vendor James Gartrell recounts experiences with hiring discrimination and urges for equality.
Artist and vendor Aida Perry reflects on being harassed while on the job.
“We can be the government that ends homelessness,” said one councilmember.
Clarence Williams, a Street Sense vendor and homeless advocate, speaks on his frustrations with accessing public restrooms in Washington, D.C.
Laticia Brock shares a poem about police harassment.
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 »
A lawsuit against several real estate companies claims discrimination against tenants with housing vouchers.
For the last four years, a small group of community activists has pushed for access to public restrooms in downtown Washington, D.C. They managed to influence the introduction of legislation to pursue this goal, but are worried it will not receive a vote.
The type of service you get in a D.C. restaurant might depend on what you look like.
An aspiring food service worker faces age discrimination when seeking opportunities.
A civil rights organization is suing a district landlord for allegedly posting a rental ad on Craigslist for an apartment in Southeast Washington that warned… Read more »
“Her mother was doomed to a life full of death/ And so was she/ It was predicted that she would breathe her last breath before… Read more »
For years now, I’ve been working to eliminate homelessness. I was homeless once, and because of it, I’ve learned that the stereotypes of surrounding homelessness:… Read more »
Following the suggestions of the organizers of the Homeless Challenge, I had gone for five days without a shower before I arrived in Washington. I… Read more »
Over 400 area homeless veterans are expected to gather at the VA Medical Center on Saturday, Jan. 22, for the Winterhaven Homeless Stand Down, an… Read more »