Father John Enzler and Rev. William H. Lamar IV discuss what measures should be taken to further support the homeless community through the city budget, especially during the pandemic.
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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.
Darlesha Joyner emphasizes the importance of having a mother figure by sharing her personal experiences.
Brian Carome discusses the different effects of prematurely switching to a completely remote workplace can have.
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.
Vendor Melody Byrd writes about what she believes needs to be done to support the community.
Vendor Robert Warren reflects on his year so far through a poem.
Congress’ emergency federal aid expansion is set to expire at the end of July, cutting millions of Americans who became unemployed during the Covid-19 pandemic from vital support. Experts advise that the aid package be extended to return poverty rates to pre-crisis levels.
Sheila White shares her experiences throughout the public health crisis.
Aida Peery calls for more attention on the issue of racism.
Nechama Masliansky, advisor at So Others Might Eat, offers suggestions on what the council can do to support DC residents.
Meena Morar addresses the topic of police brutality.
Angie Whitehurst discusses racism and defunding the police.
The Mass Poor People’s Assembly and Moral March on Washington planned for this month will be digital, due to the ongoing pandemic. Organizers hope the assembly will bring about change while COVID-19 disproportionately affects poor and Black Americans and nationwide protests demand reckoning with systemic racism.
A piece from vendor Marcus Green.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides for stimulus payments to every adult and every child with a valid Social Security number. The legislation is more inclusive than previous recession relief packages but experts say D.C.’s most vulnerable residents are still the farthest away from receiving help.
With the coronavirus pandemic impacting people across the country, here these are five myths and the truth about them.
I grew up living in Baltimore City. When I was 18, I was independently living until I turned 21 when I aged out of foster… Read more »
Artist and Vendor Dwayne Butler writes about the surprise rockfish season in Maryland.