Post Tagged with: "BLM"

BLM RI PAC Urges Governor Dan McKee to Appoint Kas De Carvalho to Enhance Diversity in Rhode Island District Court

From: The Black Lives Matter Rhode Island Political Action Committee (BLM RI PAC) The Black Lives Matter Rhode Island Political Action Committee (BLM RI PAC) is calling on Governor Dan Mckee to take a decisive step in addressing the underrepresentation within the Rhode Island District Court. With progress in diversifying[Read More…]

by October 30, 2023

BLM RI PAC Responds to Several Solitary Confinement Related Deaths at the ACI

Note:  Stop The Suicides, Reform Solitary Confinement! Rally Outside the Statehouse at 2:45 PM, Tuesday May 9th Will Be Held By The Reform Solitary Confinement Coalition From The BLM RI PAC: The recent and tragic deaths of several prisoners at the Rhode Island Adult Correctional Institutions have highlighted the need[Read More…]

by May 8, 2023

BLM RI PAC Issues Statement on the Rhode Island Cannabis Act

BLM RI PAC Statement on the Rhode Island Cannabis Act The proposed Rhode Island Cannabis Act (SB #2430 and HB #7593) is an important step toward cannabis legalization, and we are happy to see that the immediate expungement of cannabis-related charges has been included, as well as the prioritization of[Read More…]

by May 18, 2022

BLM RI PAC Statement On Buffalo Massacre

BLM RI PAC Statement on Buffalo Massacre On the afternoon of May 14, 2022, 18-year-old white supremacist Payton Gendron carried out a racially motivated attack at Tops Market in Buffalo, New York, killing ten people and injuring three others. Of the victims, eleven of them were Black. The suspect detailed[Read More…]

by May 18, 2022

Manton Ave & Sayles Street Families March Against Police Brutality, Demand Release Of The Third Youth & An End To Police Attacks on their Families

Last night, Direct Action for Rights and Equality (DARE), organized, alongside other community groups and organizers, a speak out and march, led by the Sayles Street and Manton Ave families whose children were brutally assaulted by police this summer. The Action commenced at the intersection of Manton & Salmon Streets[Read More…]

by September 17, 2021

The Black Lives Matter RI PAC Issues Statement On Proposed Providence Budget

    Yesterday, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza announced his Fiscal Year 2022 Budget. This Budget includes spending an additional  $2.8 Millions of dollars on upwards of 50 new police officers while investing only a fraction of that amount in diversion programs for mental and behavioral health crises. In response to[Read More…]

by April 28, 2021

FBI Agents Attempt to Question Providence Activist at Their Home!

Providence, RI: On the evening of Thursday, June 11 at about 5 PM, two FBI agents attempted to question a member of the FANG Collective at their home. The person who was targeted by the  is choosing to remain anonymous. The FBI agents entered from a back stairway through an[Read More…]

by June 16, 2020