The influx of people into downtown DC and the aggressive police response has put people experiencing homelessness in DC on edge.
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Two perspectives on life shared by artist and vendor Ibn Hipps.
On Sunday, one year after the events of Charlottesville, a second white supremacy rally, in the nation’s capital, was met with overwhelming opposition. “Unite the Right 2” was over before it began and organizers backed away before their small demonstration was scheduled to commence.
Christina, an Editorial Intern, shares her experiences at Street Sense.
On a recent trip to Washington sponsored by the Panim Institute, the Jewish learning institute of B’Nai B’rith Youth Organization, a group of Jewish high school students from an uppermiddle- class Chicago community had the opportunity to change their perspective on homelessness.
After overcoming drug abuse and a misdiagnosis, Deana explains her path to redemption.
On Saturday, Feb. 4, McPherson Square made headlines once again after a police raid left the park gutted of its many tents, enforcing the park’s no-camping ban. The following morning, only the two library tents remained standing. The rest had been confiscated, crushed or abandoned.
Feb. 1 marks the fourth month of Occupy DC, but with encampents in other cities closing, what does the future hold for Liberty Plaza?
Jeffery McNeil gives his opinion on the Occupy Wall Street movement.