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Brown University to Reinstate Women’s Equestrian and Fencing To Comply with Title IX and Provide Equal Opportunity for Women Athlete

    The legal team representing women student-athletes at Brown University who brought suit in June  following cuts to the varsity athletics program announced today that it and the University have reached  a proposed settlement agreement that will preserve gender equity for women athletes at Brown. The  settlement will ensure[Read More…]

by September 17, 2020

We Get Philosophical With Governor Raimondo! Weighing The Exigent Threat In Education vs. The World

As a Society, why are we willing to aggressively challenge the societal needs of children, while casting away similar concerns with adults .. our economy … Let me know what you think! Please take a moment to support independent media & subscribe to our YouTube Channel? https://youtu.be/YKlP1wEvytA The Coalition Talk[Read More…]

by September 12, 2020

ACLU Rhode Island & Public Justice Files Reply Brief In Lawsuit Challenging Brown University’s Violation of Title IX

“Plaintiffs filed their Motion to Enforce both because President Paxson admitted in advance that Brown would be in violation of the Joint Agreement if it took the actions it has taken and because the historical participation numbers at Brown prove that what President Paxson announced to the Brown community on[Read More…]

by September 12, 2020

Jessie Sage: No Simp September Frustrates Online Sex Workers

When you think of September, what comes to mind? Children returning to school. Apple cider in the markets. Autumn colors. New beginnings. What about abstaining from porn (and even masturbation altogether? This is the new September tradition that recently formed subreddit r/NoSimpSeptember is hoping to make a reality. The group[Read More…]

by September 12, 2020

Jessie Sage: What Does an Orgasm Feel Like?

Some Thoughts On Coming Photo: Alexander Krivitskiy I was one of the last people in my 6th grade class to learn what an orgasm is. I remember the moment: we were in band class—all sitting in little rows handling the instruments that we could barely play— when Arnold, my crush[Read More…]

by September 6, 2020

Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Neronha Allows Police To Hide Records Of Misconduct

At a time when the Black Lives Matter movement has prompted demands for more police accountability in Rhode Island and across the country, the state Attorney General’s office has issued an Access to Public Records Act (APRA) opinion which makes it more difficult for the public to monitor allegations of misconduct by[Read More…]

by August 26, 2020

Why Won’t Rhode Island Governor Raimondo Take The “FEMA Money” For Unemployment Relief

  At today’s (08/19/20) weekly Press Conference, surprised many attendees, including The Coalition’s Pat Ford, by continuing to maintain ignorance? unfamiliarity? with money allocated by Federal Agency FEMA, for temporary unemployment assistance. At press, nearly 20 States had applied, with a least 9 receiving approval. Arizona, infamous for it’s threadbare[Read More…]

by August 19, 2020

Equality, Justice, Dignity! Voices Against Injustice #Justice For Dominique #JusticeForJoseph #JusticeForAlex

  From Organizer Tiffany Coderre Dominique Silva, was murdered by a Pawtucket police officer, four years ago. His family was only recently granted a police report due to the block from the City of Pawtucket denying the family access. Numerous statements made by police and city have been disproved in[Read More…]

by August 19, 2020

ACLU OF RI SUES ON BEHALF OF BLACK RECRUIT DRUMMED OUT OF THE PROVIDENCE POLICE ACADEMY

  The ACLU of Rhode Island has today filed a federal lawsuit charging the Providence Police Department with race discrimination and other violations of the rights of a Black recruit who was involuntarily dismissed last year from the Police Academy just a few weeks before graduation and after enduring months of harassment[Read More…]

by August 18, 2020

SCOTUS Rejects GOP Effort to Force Rhode Islanders to Risk Their Health to Vote During COVID-19

In an important win for voting rights, the Supreme Court today rejected efforts by the Republican National Committee and Rhode Island Republican Party to try and block Rhode Island from eliminating witness/notary requirements for vote by mail in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic The state had agreed to drop the[Read More…]

by August 14, 2020