Rhode Island is one of eight states that “continues to fail at submitting records of dangerously mentally ill people who are prohibited from owning guns to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).
When Governor Gina Raimondo, who sailed to victory with the endorsement of Emily’s List and Planned Parenthood, signed the budget on Tuesday, she officially signed into law language that stands as the most extreme anti-abortion language passed in Rhode Island in two decades.
“I didn’t plan to be homeless,” said Narcheline Vasquez, “One day, my job was gone like people in Rhode Island experience all too often. Within months, I lost my apartment and had nowhere to go. We stayed in a few temporary situations until finally… Lucy’s Hearth offered me a home.”
The Mixed Magic Theatre of Pawtucket will hold two performances of The Ninth Annual Greatness of Gospel series, Shakespeare in the Spirit at 560 Mineral Spring Avenue. Featuring the Theatre’s Exult Choir and with special guest Annye R. Pitts, the performance will be directed by Kim Pitts-Wiley. Performances will be held on July 18th at […]
Here’s you schedule for this week in the arts and entertainment world. As a brief side-note, I am just beginning my tenure here with RIFuture, so any and all assistance and tips are genuinely appreciated. Feel free to drop me a line at email@example.com. 6/30 LAST DAY! Get Real at Spring Bull Gallery, Noon-5 pm, […]
Jim Vincent, President of the NAACP-Providence Branch, connected the racism of the alleged shooter with the rash of church burnings throughout the south and with the racist leaflets recently dropped in East Greenwich.
Don’t be thrown off because Jon Brien and I start out with bickering over where the Pawtucket Red Sox should play ball, we actually end up having a pretty decent debate about charter schools – though we didn’t really touch on the real issue, which is how do we fund them. News, Weather and Classifieds […]
On Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at precisely 2:01 AM, an unidentified editorial writer representing the flailing Providence Journal crapped the keyboard and hit the Post button. Did it ever occur to him or her that the headline “Assault on Charters” was an exceedingly poor choice of descriptor for a school-based opinion piece? Did he or she realize […]
Well, it’s hard to say for sure since we can neither read nor change the past. The disgraced former Mayor of Central Falls, who plead guilty to corruption charges in 2012, and one of the key factors in Central Falls declaring bankruptcy in 2011, might be in favor of having the rainbow flag fly over […]
Rhode Island College alumnus and East Providence High School art teacher Amy Rudis will become the featured artist of the URI Feinstein Providence Campus Urban Arts and Culture Program Art Windows & Providence Art Windows gallery exhibition from July 1-August 21 with her new show EMERGENCE. The principal portrait painter at TEN31 Productions, her work has reached […]
“Can you imagine if we could go in time and bring Roger Williams here today?” asked Rodney Davis to laughs, “but when you boil it down and get to its purest sense, Freedom, Liberty and Justice was the reason why he came here…”
As leaders of faith communities that uphold same-sex marriage, we are delighted that the Supreme Court of the United States has ruled in favor of inclusion of all American Couples. Now, all couples will enjoy the same rights and benefits.
The potential move of the Pawtucket Red Sox to downtown Providence has caused heated debate between the public and the General Assembly since the idea was first floated earlier this year. On Thursday, opponents of the move rallied outside of the State House to express their passionate disapproval for the move. Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien […]