Obituaries & Memorials
NewsBy Athiyah Azeem April 7, 2021
William Maggi of Washington, DC, dies at 58
William ‘Bill’ Maggi was a force of personality in Dupont Circle for decades. His death is still a mystery, and his daughters mourn his loss.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Kaela Roeder March 1, 2021
Angela Hill, a fixture in Southeast DC, dies at 58
Family and neighbors gathered on Feb. 20 evening to celebrate the life of Angela Hill, who died under the John Philip Sousa Bridge. She had lived there for at least 10 years.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Jemel Fleming / Aida Peery February 24, 2021
The Street Sense Media Community offers tributes for Shernell Thomas, a longtime Street Sense Artist and Vendor, who died on February 1st.
ArtBy Marcus Green / Queenie Featherstone / Daniel Ball November 4, 2020
Thinking of Dan
Artists and vendors remember Street Sense vendor Dan Hooks.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Julia Pinney March 18, 2020
Angela Pounds-Bennett, Street Sense artist and vendor, dies at 54
Angela Pounds-Bennett, a Street Sense vendor and artist died on the morning of New Year’s Day. Her husband Fred Bennett and mother Gwen Pleasant survive her.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Julia Pinney February 21, 2020
Anthony Denico Williams, aspiring group home director, killed at 20
Anthony Williams died, on Jan. 26 in an altercation over a sale of K2. He aspired to open a group home for homeless adults and youth. His family and friends memorialized him at The House of Praise on Feb. 13.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Laticia Brock February 19, 2020
Rest easy, Pop Moyo: My Street Sense Companion
Artist/vendor Laticia Brock pays tribute to her late friend and fellow Street Sense vendor Moyo Onibuje.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Avi Bajpai February 19, 2020
Alice Carter, poet and performer, dies at 35
Street Sense Media vendor and artist Alice Carter tragically passed away on December 18, 2019.
ArtBy Laticia Brock January 8, 2020
Tent City Momma: Barbie Bobbie’s World
Artist and vendor Laticia Brock uses poetry to memorialize her friend Miss Bobbie.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Sean McBride January 8, 2020
Bernard “Chino” Dean Jr, Navy veteran and cartoonist, dies at 46
Remembering Bernard “Chino” Dean Jr.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Jeff Taylor January 8, 2020
She was my best friend
Artist/vendor Jeff Taylor pays tribute to his late friend, Alice Carter.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Darryl Hines October 11, 2019
Letter to the Editor: Tent to a Mansion: A lasting tribute to Brother Michael Irby
Darryl Hines, a close friend of Michael Irby, tells about the lives Mr. Irby had influenced and how much he will be missed.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Marcus Green / Frederic John / Patty Smith September 18, 2019
Chino’s mark: Fond memories from friends
Three Street Sense Media vendor/artists remember Chino, a former vendor.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Will Schick August 8, 2019
Obituary: Michael Irby of Washington DC
Michael Irby of Washington, D.C., passed away in the early morning of July 26. He was 65 years old. A memorial service will be held for Michael at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9 at All Nations Baptist Church on 2001 N Capitol St NE.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Ted Henson August 7, 2019
Donald Brooks In Memoriam
Co-founder Ted Henson mourns the loss of Donald Brooks.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy James Davis / Laura Thompson Osuri / Patty Smith August 7, 2019
Tributes to Donald Brooks
Members of the Street Sense Media family mourn the passing of Donald Brooks.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Anonymous July 24, 2019
Ode to Dapper Don
A celebration of the life of DC Family Services Administration worker Donald Brooks, who passed in late July of 2019.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Laura Zeilinger July 24, 2019
Laura Zeilinger, Director of the D.C. Department of Human Services, mourns the loss of Donald Brooks.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Andre Brinson / Joe Jackson / Levester Green November 29, 2018
Tributes to Charles Davis
Andre Brinson, Joe Jackson, and Barbara Busch share how Charles Davis touched their lives.
Obituaries & MemorialsBy Eric Falquero November 29, 2018
Vendor Memorial: Charles Davis
Charles Martin Davis died of natural causes and was found in his bedroom on Oct. 21, according to a police report. Davis, a Street Sense Media vendor, writer and illustrator, was 55 years young. He often sold newspapers in the Tenleytown neighborhood.
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