July 3, 2021

Black Lives Matter RI calls Sayles St incident ‘one of the worst assaults in Rhode Island history’

“Me and the neighbor were having words in the street,” said Juan, 17-years old. “The police rushed...

Advocates push for repeal of LEOBoR; PVD Mayor Elorza supports Senator Mack repeal bill
May 6, 2021

Advocates push for repeal of LEOBoR; PVD Mayor Elorza supports Senator Mack repeal bill

“We’re not asking for defunding the police,” said State Senator Tiara Mack. “We’re not asking to abolish...

May 4, 2021

PVD Mayor’s African American Ambassadors Group supports full repeal of LEOBoR

“Anything short of a full repeal is unacceptable. The time is now for a full repeal, explicitly...

Students march on State House to demand counselors, not cops in Providence public schools
May 1, 2021

Students march on State House to demand counselors, not cops in Providence public schools

“As many of you are aware, my friend unfortunately passed away a few months ago,” said Shaylee,...

Students walkout to demand counselors, not cops in Providence public schools
April 30, 2021

Students walkout to demand counselors, not cops in Providence public schools

“Today we are here because you have organized and called to action to removed SROs for over...

June 15, 2021

Activists march on PVD Public Safety Complex demanding Justice for Jhamal

“I’m not happy about the decisions that were made,” said Mark Gonsalves, the father of Jhamal, speaking...

June 15, 2021

Police in riot gear prevent Federal Hill restaurant patrons from viewing peaceful protesters

“Why can’t we take the street? We’re protesting. It’s our right,” asked the woman on the megaphone,...

December 13, 2020

PERA begins review of Jhamal Gonsalves case, wants bigger role

People who witnessed police violence at Tuesday night’s #JusticeForJhamal protest addressed the board. “My question, that I...

December 13, 2020

After peaceful Justice for Jhamal rally, protesters clash with police in Providence

“We’re here to be Jhamal’s voice in all of this,” said Bernard Tribble, Jhamal Gonsalves’ stepfather to...

September 21, 2020

A domestic violence survivor seeking assistance was instead assaulted by Providence police officers, lawsuit alleges

Simone Phoenix was attempting to access services for survivors of domestic abuse, and ended up assaulted by...

August 31, 2020

At the Kenosha solidarity action Providence

“As the state meets further resistance it will continue to deputize its vigilante counterparts to carry out...

August 4, 2020

Providence Police make several arrests during Portland Solidarity rally and march

With calls of “Whose Streets? Our Streets!” and other chants, around 150 mostly young people marched on...

June 20, 2020

PVD youth organize and lead Juneteenth march for racial justice

“I’ve noticed that there’s missing history, history that has to do with my skin,” said Faith, a...

January 19, 2020

In wake of police shooting, #JusticeForJoey marches through Providence

Around forty people gathered in front of the Providence Place Mall near CVS to protest the police...