Henrieese Roberts has struggled with severe eye pain due to histoplasmosis for over two decades, but he’s perservered through the years without addictive painkillers. To deal with this, he trained as an American Red Cross HIV Preventionist and an Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drugs Preventionist. Here, he tells a bit of his story.
Content categorized as Art
Phillip Black writes about observing young teenagers deliberately break the rules while on trains and how officers don’t make an effort to stop them.
Roland Dudley tells a story about when he was near to taking his own life. It was Christmas and Dudley was feeling desperate but things didn’t go as he had planned and it saved his life.
Ms.Smith hadn’t been selling the paper due to a new temporary job. But, now she’s back and excited to see her customers.
Somebody paid for the homeless Monkey’s pedicure. Because its toenails were hoofs — long and strong! While chopping those bad boys off, they missed a… Read more »
We all go through rough times in our lives. Collectively we should make try to make the world a better place and give thanks when things are going well.
Gerald Anderson talks about how things in his life took a turn for the better. He recounts his stay at a halfway house and how he became a leader.
Street Sense vendor and author Ken Martin reviews, “I Am Not Your Negro,” a film based on the writings of James Baldwin.
A vendor reports on the event ““50 Years of Civil Rights Since Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.”
A vendor reflects on his experience meeting singer/songwriter Raheem DeVaughn a year after first interviewing him for Street Sense.
A vendor reflects on the past and future of her family.
A poem by a Street Sense vendor/artist.
A short poem by a Street Sense vendor/artist.
A Street Sense vendor writes about the loss of his father.
A Street Sense vendor remembers a time that he was fined for eating pizza on the Metro.
A Street Sense vendor discusses his involvement with the National Coalition for the Homeless as a member and speaker.
A Street Sense vendor shares her experience visiting the Inter-American Development Bank staff gallery.
A Street Sense vendor shares his experience of being homeless.
Street Sense artists/vendors share their feelings about applying and waiting for public benefits.
Ronald Dudley speaks about his close relation with god and his family