Street Sense artists/vendors share their experiences with the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in light of its closing on March 4.
Content categorized as Self Expression
Street Sense artists celebrate the life of famed musician Al Jarreau, who passed away on February 12.
In Perception or Reality, Robert Williams reflects on the need to be aware of the reality of homelessness.
A vendor’s poem about a gray day.
A vendor describes the screening of “Mekko” and her film “Who Should I be Grateful To?” at the Smithsonian National Museum of American Indian.
A vendor profile on Juan Callejón.
During Martin Luther King, Jr. Day weekend, teens from Southeast D.C. participated in service projects to honor MLK and celebrate the 2nd anniversary of the Our Lives Matter campaign, which empowers Black youth in D.C.
Mayor Bowser and Obama administration officials spoke at the opening of the John and Jill Ker Conway Residence, which provides housing to homeless veterans in D.C. and includes other affordable units for low-income tenants.
The day after the inauguration, the Women’s March on Washington brought 500,000 demonstrators to the National Mall to affirm women’s rights and for many, to protest the new Trump administration.
A poem about life expectancy.
A story about happy hippie monkeys.
A vendor profile on Elizabeth Bryant.
A vendor’s philosophy on selling Street Sense papers.
A vendor’s poem about plants in winter.
A vendor’s goals for 2017.
A vendor’s goals for the new year.
A vendor’s account of her holidays and her new year’s wishes.
A vendor reflects on her year.
A vendor’s affirmation of herself and her own potential.
A poem by volunteer Carla Baumgardner about her joy and happiness.