The Big Issue Japan asked some of its vendors to share their thoughts on the approaching Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and also their own personal sporting memories and achievements.
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In this latest edition of Random Acts of Kindness, Artist/Vendor Wendell Williams shares about his trip to visit Niagara Falls in Buffalo, New York.
Artist/Vendor Frederic John dedicates a poem to his beloved Washington Nationals.
Artist/Vendor Sybil Taylor takes a moment to appreciate nature in the District.
Artist/Vendor Don Gardner writes about the meaning of prayer.
Artist/Vendor Levester Green shares his roots in media.
Artist/Vendor Ronald Smoot writes about his best friend.
Artist/Vendor Carlton Johnson writes about the hot, sunny DC summer days.
Artist/Vendor Reggie Black writes on the meaning of love.
Artist/Vendor James Davis writes a poem on facemasks.
Artist/Vendor Jeffery McNeil shares some fishing secrets with readers.
Artist/Vendor Anthony Carney writes a poem celebrating the arrival of summer in Washington, DC.
Artist/Vendor Abel Putu writes on his gratitude for life starting to return to normal.
Saul Aroha Nui Tea, who goes by “Salty,” has chosen to walk a different path than many of the other vendors of the Street Sense… Read more »
Artist/Vendor Kym Parker writes a poem on spirituality.
Artist/Vendor Rochelle Walker writes a poem on gratitude for seeing COVID-19 begin to improve.
Artist/Vendor Abel Putu provides some personal updates to readers and some special messages of thanks.
Artist/Vendor Sheila White writes about her experiences working on the film, as well as opens up on her personal experience with homelessness in this photo essay.
Carlton Johnson is a homeless man who sells the Street Sense newspaper in Washington, D.C. He’s also a poet. Although Johnson began writing poetry… Read more »
Sheila White has been able to turn her life around thanks to the classes and connections she found working as a Street Sense vendor in… Read more »