Artist and vendor Colly Dennis stresses the importance of providing facilities for those living unsheltered, especially in the summer.
Freelance writer Steve Lilienthal comments on the current state of the GOP.
Photographer Joseph Young reflects on the George Floyd protests and the history of police protests in the United States.
C.R. Gibbs compares the current pandemic with the flu of 1918.
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.
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.
Colly Dennis questions how the city has been treating the homeless community.
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Jeffery McNeil urges for a change in voting habits to see change in the community.
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Brian Carome discusses the different effects of prematurely switching to a completely remote workplace can have.
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.
Vendor Angie Whitehurst reflects on the culture of white supremacy and police brutality.
Willie Phillips, chairman of D.C.’s Public Service Commission, warns readers to look out for utilities scams during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Street Sense Media CEO expresses solidarity with the Black Lives Movement and explains how structural racism and discrimination causes Black Americans to experience higher rates of homelessness .
A formerly homeless man writes about how the federal response to Black Lives Matter demonstrations in DC has cut some homeless people off from a place sleep and receive help from others.
David Acosta from the Association of American Medical Colleges and Scott Schenkelberg from Miriam’s Kitchen present the case for investing in housing as a way to beat back the spread of COVID-19.