Derian Hickman wishes good luck to all the fathers in the world on father’s day.
Artist/Vendor Latishia Graham writes about what makes a father a father.
The People For Fairness Coalition
recently celebrated and
acknowledged 10 years of standing up for ourselves and advocating for poor and homeless people to have housing as a universal right in Washington, D.C. As I think back to when PFFC was founded in May of 2008, I remember finding myself homeless for the second time in my life. The first time was in 1993, when Washington, D.C. had become the murder capital of the nation.
Street Sense Media artist/vendor speaks about life in this poem.
Street Sense Media artist/vendor James Garrell states “the facts of poverty and the homeless life”.
Street Sense Media artist/vendor Liz Bryant writes about her life.
Street Sense Media artist/vendor Melody Byrd writes about her life.
An opinion piece about the firing of comedian Roseanne Barr two weeks ago over a Tweet.
An opinion piece about author Tyler Chisholm Jr.’s struggle to succeed in governmental rehousing.
Where are the news media companies when it comes to the realities of American homelessness? And what can we do to help?
This year’s primary election campaign is a heated one, especially for D.C. Democratic loyalists. Both incumbent candidates, Brianne Nadeau and Anita Bonds, have worked very hard for their constituencies. Can their challengers deliver on their campaign promises?
David Schwartzman, the DC Statehood Green Party candidate for D.C. Council At-Large, writes about D.C. human rights violations.
An opinion piece on Meghan Markle’s representation of the American Dream.
An opinion piece depicting author Tyrone Chisolm Jr’s struggle to succeed in governmental rehousing.
An opinion piece detailing author Levester Green’s opinions on the voting system and its flaws.
An opinion piece advocating support for ballot initiative 77, which would force employers to pay tipped employees the minimum wage.
Mike Wold reviews Eve Ewing’s most recent collection of poetry about the experiences of being a black woman in Chicago.
Laticia Brock describes her time living in “Tent City” and the experiences she shared with the people she lived with.
Rabbi Shmuel Herzfel of the Ohev Sholom (the National Synagogue) criticizes the city council for its weak response to Councilmember Trayon White’s anti-Semitic comments.
Maria Foscarinis, the founder and executive director of the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, explains why Ben Carson’s plans to end homelessness do not consider the actual needs of those experiencing homelessness.