July 11, 2022

When her East Side homeless encampment was bulldozed, Molly lost everything

“I had an eight person tent there and everything I owned was in that tent,” said Molly....

July 6, 2022

Providence Police under fire for violent arrest caught on video

“Given the actions of these high-ranking officers, BLM RI PAC again calls for the full repeal of...

May 24, 2022

Providence Police to install License Plate Readers without public or legislative input

There are major privacy concerns with the use of LPRs, noted the ACLU in a letter to...

March 31, 2022

AG Neronha fails to bring charges against officer who beat and spit on juvenile in custody

“Following a 3-day presentation of witnesses and evidence by prosecutors before the grand jury, the grand jury...

March 29, 2022

City of Providence refusing to release documents to ACLU concerning censored rap artist

“Rather than providing documents which could give important context to the order issued by the Board of...

March 4, 2022

ACLU Director Steve Brown details history of prostitution laws in Rhode Island

“…the RI ACLU believes the General Assembly made a terrible mistake in 2009 in passing this harsh...

February 24, 2022

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...

February 23, 2022

Nazis interrupt book reading in Providence: First they came for the socialists…

Video taken of the Nazis from inside the library and posted on Twitter show a clearly visible...

February 16, 2022

Criminal defense association: Comments by mayor and police commissioner a direct attack on the Constitution

“Executive leaders, especially those with a background in the law like Mayor Elorza, should refrain from attacking...

January 18, 2022

Majority of PVD City Council supports unvaccinated police officers

“Part of ‘serving and protecting’ means following evidence-based public health guidance. Anything less is a betrayal of...

October 25, 2021

Hiring committee member breaks silence on Michael Stephens as PVD Police Major

“The number one person was a unanimous vote of everyone in the room, an active Providence police...

September 14, 2021

Providence destroys homeless encampment – and people’s lives

“It completely sets back the work of social service providers like ourselves. It takes months, many times,...

August 26, 2021

Can We Fix It: Policing in Providence: A Chat with Rep. Jose Batista

This week is part two of our three-part “Policing the Providence Police” special. This week, Jen and...

August 21, 2021

BLM RI PAC rallies against LEOBoR in the wake of police videos showing violent arrests

“A lot of folks will say that repealing LEOBoR is radical,” said State Senator Tiara Mack. “There...

August 19, 2021

Can We Fix It: Providence Problems?

This week we are joined by Harrison Tuttle of BLMRIPAC to talk about all things Providence. We...