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 August 26, 2017
Po Metacom Camp issued three responses Friday evening to a Brown University letter that challenged the legitimacy of the Pokanoket Tribe.
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