Artist and vendor Ron Dudley on his Blackness.
Content categorized as Racism
Aida Peery encourages everyone to vote and reminds readers of the sacrifices it took to get here.
Street Sense vendors reflect on the passing of civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis.
Wendell Williams on why Biden’s statements on racial justice haven’t earned his vote.
A Street Sense Media analysis determined that only six of the 24 at-large DC Council candidates on the ballot advertised specific plans with measurable goals to address homelessness in their online platforms. We sent them five questions about local poverty.
Vendor and artist Colly Dennis calls for a new generation of civil rights leaders.
Vendor and artist Marcus Green offers his thoughts on police brutality and the upcoming 2020 presidential election.
A poem reflecting on a summer of protests from Street Sense Media vendor and artist Robert Warren.
Many D.C. organizers and local nonprofits want to see the city allocate more resources toward ending homelessness, calling it a symptom of systemic racism.
Anthony Carney writes about the importance of respecting one another.
Marcus Green gives his take on the Washington football team’s name change.
A piece by Carlton Johnson.
Artist and vendor Robert Warren comments on how President Trump has handled the public health crisis.
Photographer Joseph Young reflects on the George Floyd protests and the history of police protests in the United States.
A poem by artist and vendor Ronald Dudley.
C.R. Gibbs compares the current pandemic with the flu of 1918.
Artist/Vendor Wendell Williams, a native Washingtonian, calls for an act of kindness from readers and shares his take on changing the name of the Washington football team.
Marcus Green reflects on changes in the racial climate and shares his hopes for the future.
Jemel Fleming discusses the causes and effects of the Black Lives Matter movement.
At least 100 formerly homeless youth took to the streets of Eastern Market on June 16 for a demonstration in support of their peers and the Black Lives Matter movement. They were all members of Sasha Bruce Youthwork, which houses approximately 150 runaway and homeless youth and provides counseling, education, and life- skill services.