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Stop the Hate rally at Billy Taylor Park

Though there was a short speaking program the most important aspect of the event was the conversations being had between people representing diverse interests and people getting to know one another as neighbors.
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Published on February 24, 2022
By Uprise RI

Over 100 people gathered in Billy Taylor Park on the East Side of Providence Wednesday evening to show support for the neighborhood and solidarity against a recent visit and threats by Nazis to people inside Red Ink Community Library on Monday. The event drew Rhode Island Governor Daniel McKee as well as anti-racist activists representing both the Black and Jewish communities.

Though there was a short speaking program (see video below) the most important aspect of the event was the conversations being had between people representing diverse interests and people getting to know one another as neighbors.

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