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Rep. Williams calls out systematic racism, lack of diversity in R.I.’s...

PROVIDENCE – Rep. Anastasia P. Williams, D-Providence, and other legislators stood on the steps of the Statehouse on Thursday to call out systematic racism, including...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO addressed the protests around the nation following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis while in police custody. / COURTESY CAPITAL TV.

Raimondo responds to protests, riots throughout the country

PROVIDENCE – In response to the death of another black man in police custody, daylong, peaceful protests were taken over by violent riots across...

There are a host of candidates for the state’s top job....

All the major candidates running for governor will point to their professional record and say they have the experience to lead the state. But...
IMMIGRATION ACTIVIST: H. Jefferson Melish is a lawyer, as well as a member and activist on the South Kingstown Immigration Task Force and the Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. South Kingstown is the only municipality in the state to adopt a version of an ACLU ordinance that rejects local police cooperation with a federal program that deputizes local police departments to cooperate with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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Long-simmering divisions on immigration have boiled over nationally. Is the Ocean...

In March 2017 the Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union drafted a model ordinance that would reject local police cooperation with...

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