Street Sense Media vendor Chad Jackson shares his mind on broken people.
Content categorized as Art
Michael Craig’s story of a monkey and a zoo
Street Sense Media vendor/artist Ronald Dudley’s poem of love.
Street Sense Media vendor Fredric John’s poem about historic down town D.C.
There must be meaningful policies to end gender violence, the persistent feminization of poverty, the growing Black female prison population, restrictions to citizenship, the deportation of Black and Brown people, restrictions to health care, reproductive justice, and the ongoing war on women
Street Sense Media’s 15th anniversary celebration was much more than a great evening.
Street Sense artist & vendor talks about visiting her father’s grave.
Street Sense vendor & artist talks about being harassed while he tries to sell papers.
Street Sense artist and vendor reminisces on his friends from the old days and their untimely deaths.
A short poem of a homeless community member by Vendor Anthony Carney.
Street Sense Media vendor Barry Hobbs explains his incremental journey to homelessness and how he keeps moving forward.
“Homeless: A Day in the Life” follows author Todd Murphy’s own experiences from when he lived on the streets for two and a half years. Our friend, the protagonist, spends a day panhandling, searching for food, and dumpster diving while always deep in thought. The narrative, while not complex, is interesting and real and carries the harsh realities of living on the street — while somehow managing not to get bogged down with despair.
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Vendor Gwynette Smith discusses self-expression.
I want to live a life of God. I want God in all of my thoughts, all the things I do, and my whole life… Read more »
A poem about the experience of a Street Sense Media vendor.
A poem by Alice Carter, a.k.a. “Baby Alice.”
A few lines for Leonard Hyater.
A memory of Leonard Hyater, Jr.
Te poet reflects on the actions that sometimes lead from words.