September 3, 2021

Red Ink Community Library, a ‘socially conscious event space and reading room’ opens Saturday

“After the protests and activism we saw last year, many political organizations in Providence were able to...

August 10, 2021

Quatia Osorio Says All Families Deserve a Doula and All Doulas Deserve to Be Paid

Nursing persons publicly breastfed together at the ‘7th Annual RI Big Latch On’ to promote and celebrate...

July 19, 2021

Art Revolt at Revival Brewery this Saturday

At the Art Revolt at Revival Brewery on July 24th, we’re putting on an all-day event (3-12pm)...

June 7, 2021

Ashley Delgado gives keynote as Central Falls raises Pride Flag

“…what I appreciate most about the new pride flag is how it centers, trans people, people of...

July 4, 2021

Providence Pride Flag raising was no small celebration

The raising of the Pride Flag at Providence City Hall was a two-hour affair filled with speeches,...

May 30, 2021

Providence Student Union designs billboards to promote Students’ Bill of Rights

“We were concerned about the time limit we had, because cars were passing by in about seven...

May 12, 2021

Rebuild Woonsocket is a new effort to reshape city politics

“This project represents the coming-together of many different leaders and groups who’ve been pushing for transformative justice...

BLM RI opens African American Innovation Center in Pawtucket
May 2, 2021

BLM RI opens African American Innovation Center in Pawtucket

“Black people – We are resistant,” said Brother Gary Dantzler, executive director of BLM RI. “We fight...

Warren protests against white supremacy stickers posted in their community
April 19, 2021

Warren protests against white supremacy stickers posted in their community

“We’re going to take it seriously because we know it’s not kids and we know it’s not...

March 31, 2021

RI Senate marks International Transgender Day of Visibility with resolution and poetry

“Before I start, I would just like to let folks know, who hold a lot of power...

February 17, 2021

Commemorative Works Committee recommends permanent removal of Columbus statue

“The Bertholdi Columbus statue was gifted to Providence in 1893 and has become the subject of a...

February 17, 2021

Barrington and Black Lives Matter rally to support Candace Breen

“I will not be quiet when confronted with irrational beliefs, such as how my Black Lives Matter...

February 15, 2021

Smithfield to hold forum on race and equality in response to racist graffiti incident

“The forum is for residents of Smithfield to share experiences, talk about how the graffiti incident affected...

January 24, 2021

Illuminate our town with peace and love: A silent illuminated vigil in Barrington

“We’re gathered here today to show the world, Rhode Island, Barrington, our country, that hate will not...

January 16, 2021

Special Committee for the Review of Commemorative Works begins its work

At the next meeting, tentatively scheduled for Friday, February 12 at noon, the committee will be reviewing...