By Steve Ahlquist on October 2, 2017
Well over 400 people converged on India Point Park for the March for Racial Justice (M4RJ). Sister marches were held across the country. In Providence, the “march” was actually more of a rally.
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By Steve Ahlquist on November 30, 2016
Four people with the FANG Collective locked themselves to the outside entrance to the TD Bank in downtown Providence Wednesday morning, to protest the bank’s role in financing the contentious Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).
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