June 1, 2022

Officer “John Doe” needs to reveal identity to sue the state say advocacy groups

Representing the Black Lives Matter RI PAC (BLM RI PAC), the community advocacy group Direct Action for...

March 8, 2022

Providence City Council candidate Corey Jones makes his pitch to Ward 3 voters

“We need and overarching, ambitious plan for climate. We need a city-level Green New Deal,” said Corey...

February 11, 2022

Dozens testify to ban sex between law enforcement and those in their custody

“In Rhode Island, as we stand today, it is still legal for law enforcement to sexually assault...

December 3, 2021

Senator Mendes holds rally ahead of second night outside RI State House

“We know that the moral will to make it happen has never been evident [at the State...

November 16, 2021

Political Coop rallies at State House to demand action on unspent federal funds

“We are here because we got money eight months ago that is just sitting [there],” said Damián...

September 8, 2021

Legislators reiterate call for social and racially just marijuana legislation

“If we choose to legalize cannabis in RI without full restorative justice for the thousands of black...

September 5, 2021

Survivors, advocates and politicians walk against gun violence in Providence on Saturday

“You’re here because you know that it’s not okay when mothers are burying their children,” said Representative...

July 15, 2021

Some residents of condemned Cranston apartment complex have lost assistance

These residents all received a letter saying that their income was too high for them to be...

July 9, 2021

Residents of condemned apartment complex will not be homeless

“We only have a matter of hours before we are literally homeless,” said Abreu. “We have been...

June 30, 2021

First ever Woonsocket Pride celebration

Starting at River Island Park, the march of about 100 people made its way past the classic...

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,...

Better than New York? Cannabis legalization in RI needs to center social and economic justice, say advocates
May 7, 2021

Better than New York? Cannabis legalization in RI needs to center social and economic justice, say advocates

“In any legalization legislation we must ensure that the past and future harms of the criminalization of...

Justice for Ma’Khia Bryant Protest in Providence
June 15, 2021

Justice for Ma’Khia Bryant Protest in Providence

“The first thing I want to say is Rest In Peace Ma’Khia Bryant,” said Kinverly Dicupe. “We’ve...

December 29, 2021

Will the proposed multi-hub bus plan require RI to pay back past Federal grants?

Also: Black Lives Matter RI PAC calls on Governor McKee to “create a committee made up of...

A call for vaccine justice from BIPOC community leaders
March 25, 2021

A call for vaccine justice from BIPOC community leaders

“We are identifying that there is an urgency to address the significant low vaccination rates within our...