Events

Michiko Kodama on the bombing of Hiroshima

Michiko Kodama on the bombing of Hiroshima

Rhode Island is the last state in the nation to celebrate Victory Day, or the Japanese surrender to America after we dropped two atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Most of the world recognizes these events as not reason to celebrate victory but rather an opportunity to remember that humans now have the technology to […]

Music benefit builds support for Providence Community Safety Act

Music benefit builds support for Providence Community Safety Act

At the end of June, Boo City, the Downtown Boys, and the What Cheer Brigade headlined a free concert to drum up local support for the Community Safety Act (CSA), a proposed ordinance that would address racial profiling and community policing concerns. Between sets, poetry readings were provided by Muggs Fogarty and Vatic, who are headed […]