ArtBy Kym Parker December 8, 2023
Artist and vendor Kym Parker writes about family and love beyond those we’re connected to by blood.
NewsBy Angie Whitehurst November 22, 2023
Behind the story: A Q & A with Lisa Blackburn Ullven
Street Sense vendor Angie Whitehurst interviews author Lisa Blackburn Ullven about writing about homelessness.
ArtBy Angie Whitehurst October 22, 2023
‘No Address: Atlanta’
Artist and vendor Angie Whitehurst writes about a film screening for “No Address: Atlanta”, which addresses homelessness and its solutions.
ArtBy Robert Warren October 11, 2023
How to write a poem
Robert Warren tells readers how to write a poem and, in doing so, writes one himself.
ArtBy Nikila Smith September 13, 2023
Seen through crying eyes like a blur
What would happen if our emotions controlled the weather?
ArtBy Kym Parker September 13, 2023
Let’s talk about sex
Kym Parker urges us to talk about sex, to understand and protect ourselves.
ArtBy Marcus McCall September 13, 2023
Marcus McCall shares the peace that writing can bring.
ArtBy Dwayne Butler September 13, 2023
Two things to make Street Sense a better paper
Dwayne Butler shares suggestions on how to make Street Sense a better paper.
OpinionBy Frederic John September 13, 2023
Fifty light years from Cousin Nick’s
Frederic John remembers his entry into the world of blues, and takes readers back to D.C.’s blues scene in the 1970s.
ArtBy Levester Green September 13, 2023
Fifty years of hip-hop: It was done so sweet it had to be a plan, mass communicating through the years
Levester Green celebrates 50 years of hip-hop, and spotlights Black entertainment industry.
ArtBy Dominique Anthony September 13, 2023
How to practice self-care
Dominique Anthony reminds us to practice self-care – and gives some inspiration for how to!
NewsBy Cole Kindiger August 30, 2023
New Arlington art installation commemorates uprooted Black neighborhood
Nekisha Durret’s ‘Queen City,’ a sculpture in an Arlington park, memorializes a Black community displaced by the Pentagon.
ArtBy Ronald Smoot June 1, 2023
Better the Brady
Artist and Vendor Ronald Smoot talks about how Tom Brady has inspired him to be a better person in his own life.
Vendor ProfileBy Annemarie Cuccia May 31, 2023
Nikki Smith on helping others — and herself
Nikki Smith, who moved to D.C. six months ago, is already making an impact with her art and advocacy at Street Sense.
NewsBy Annemarie Cuccia April 19, 2023
Street Sense vendors host poetry slam
Street Sense Media vendors read their work aloud at a poetry slam at Planet Word.
Vendor ProfileBy Alexia Partouche April 12, 2023
‘You’ve got to draw, dude’: Akindele Akerejah on his artistic process
The glossy wrapper of a white Kit Kat is layered over a colored pencil drawing of the titular candy bar….
ArtBy Nikila Smith March 8, 2023
A poem by Nikila Smith
ArtBy Nikila Smith February 22, 2023
Beautiful is Black Fighting for knowledge, that’s power Speaking to beautiful Black, there is a story, there is hurt. Respect,…
NewsBy Margaret Hartigan February 8, 2023
Gentrification and housing policy take center stage at local film festival
A festival showcasing a series of urban planning films exploring the country’s complicated history with housing inequality stopped at the National Building Museum in late January.
ArtBy Erica Downing January 4, 2023
Discipline and action
There is something to be learned from the Spartan culture, especially in America.
We believe ending homelessness begins with listening to the stories of those who have experienced it.