Articles by: Pat Ford

Statement From The FANG Collective In Response To ICE’s Contracts In Bristol County Being Canceled

The FANG Collective is happy to announce that ICE will be cancelling all contracts with Bristol County, Massachusetts. This includes their 287(g) contract which trains deputies to collaborate with ICE and perform immigration agent duties, and their IGSA contract which turned the Bristol County House of Correction into an ICE[Read More…]

by May 20, 2021

Gubernatorial Candidate Munoz Reacts To Equity Council Cancellation

  Dr. Muñoz, Candidate for Governor of Rhode Island, shares his response to Governor McKee’s proposed dismantling of Rhode Island’s Equity Council.  The Rhode Island Equity Council was informed on May 19th at 3:30pm that it would be “placed on hiatus”, following the council’s final meeting on May 26th. It[Read More…]

by May 19, 2021

Rhode Island Congressman David Cicilline Remarks To Congress On January 6th Commission (Video Included)

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01) spoke on the House floor today in support of the National Commission to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol Complex Act (H.R. 3233), legislation that forms a bipartisan, independent commission to investigate the attack and to recommend changes to protect the[Read More…]

by May 19, 2021

Pump Up The Volume! Host Luis-Daniel Muñoz Guest Dr. Katrina Byrd

Originally Broadcast 5/11/21

by May 19, 2021

Pump Up The Volume! Host: Dr. Luis-Daniel Muñoz Guest: Kiah Bryant Direct Action For Rights & Equality

Originally Broadcast: 5/4/21

by May 19, 2021

Pump Up The Volume! Host Dr Luis-Daniel Muñoz Guests: RI State Senator Tiara Mack & BLM Executive Director Harrison Tuttle

      Originally Broadcast: 4/27/21

by May 19, 2021

Reality star and entrepreneur to support BlockFi’s mission of cryptocurrency adoption, financial literacy, and democratized access to investing

BlockFi, a financial services company dedicated to tying the knot between cryptocurrencies and traditional financial and wealth management products, today announced a partnership with the most recent contestant on the hit ABC series “The Bachelor,” Matt James. BlockFi and Mr. James will collaborate on a number of initiatives to educate the[Read More…]

by May 19, 2021

Pawtucket Police Department Bicycle Patrols to Begin This Week

The Pawtucket Police Department will be launching the Bicycle Patrol again this year to starting this week and will continue through October. The Bicycle Patrol program enables officers to be more present in Pawtucket’s neighborhoods. The patrols are conducted at a slower rate of travel and allows for officers to be[Read More…]

by May 18, 2021

NEVER AGAIN RHODE ISLAND: RHODE ISLAND RESIDENTS-THE WYATT IS AN EXPENSIVE DISGRACE

  AT A HEARING FOR THE RHODE ISLAND STATE SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE, CONSTITUENTS MADE THEIR VOICE HEARD ON A SLATE OF BILLS THAT WOULD SHUT DOWN RHODE ISLAND’S ICE DETENTION FACILITY   Dozens of Rhode Island residents called in to a State Senate Judiciary Committee hearing today to testify in[Read More…]

by May 18, 2021

McKee Administration To Partner With Hospital Association-Rhode Island & Care New England To provide The State With Independent Third-Party Peer Review As Part Of Overall Reevaluation Of Eleanor Slater Hospital

Local physicians and hospital executives will conduct a peer review to help ensure appropriate, quality care is provided for some of the most complex medical and psychiatric patients in our state As part of an overall reevaluation of Eleanor Slater Hospital, Governor Dan McKee today announced a partnership between the[Read More…]

by May 18, 2021