An Anacostia public school just created a brand-new STEM lab for its students — many of whom may be experiencing homelessness or poverty.
Artist and vendor Pat Donaldson describes what the idea of beauty can entail.
Artist and Vendor Ronald Smoot writes about the many definitions the word “beauty” can have.
Beauty is real, real as can be The way it moves and the way it goes Makes me fill with awe and wonder. How pure… Read more »
Artist/vendor Gwynette Smith describes how Washington, DC has changed from how she remembers it in her youth.
Artist/vendor Jeffery McNeil is optimistic about Trump’s new healthcare regulations, and hopes for more freedom of choice in selecting the right plan.
D.C. residents protested at Mayor Bowser’s housing expo over rising rents, increasing homelessness, and public housing conditions.
Artist/vendor Rev. John Littlejohn expresses his value of perseverance and the inspiration he finds in the Bible.
Most students don’t start their day with “WAKE UP!” at 6 a.m. I’m not most students. My “dorm” is a shelter. My “library” is any… Read more »
Artist and vendor Reginald Black explains the need for healthy meals in D.C. homeless shelters.
Artist/vendor Reggie Jones shares a poem about feeling invisible to passerby.
New housing inspection policies intend to fix backlog of unrepaired violations through an expedited infraction policy.
Artist and vendor Colly Dennis argues for keeping the DC Circulator bus service free, and criticizes the DC Council’s reasons for ending it.
The Douglass Community Land Trust announced its first project in Ward 8, facilitating permanent affordability to 65-unit apartment complex in Anacostia.
A piece by artist and vendor Ronald Smoot.
A piece by artist and vendor Reginald Denny.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson personally congratulated the most recent class of seven new homeowners for successfully completing the D.C. Housing Authority’s Home Ownership Assistance Program.
A piece by artist and vendor Barron Hall.
Artist/vendor Laticia Brock shares the second part of her series on the horrors of living in a tent city in the form of a poem.
Artist/vendor Robert Warren shares a poem about wisdom and the power of words.