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(P1) June 5th BLM Protest in RI

Posted by Uprise RI on Friday, June 5, 2020

part 1

(P2) June 5th BLM Protest in RI

Posted by Uprise RI on Friday, June 5, 2020

part 2

(P3) Youth March June 5th Providence RI

Posted by Uprise RI on Friday, June 5, 2020

part 3

97,000+ views live on facebook

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With scenes from last week’s protest against the police murder of George Floyd juxtaposed with white supremacy and racialized attacks here in our state – such as Black senate candidate Jennifer Rourke being verbally harassed and threatened online, school resource officers assaulting students, the lack of teachers of color in our public schools – Will James shows that violence and racism against Black folks is here – in the State of Rhode Island and Providence “Plantations.”

Posted by Steve Ahlquist on Thursday, June 4, 2020

1,700+ views first day, across twitter, facebook, and instagram

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This week in 1824, women led the first American factory strike in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. [Courtesy of Will James!]

Posted by Steve Ahlquist on Wednesday, May 27, 2020

1,500+ views first day, across instagram and facebook

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Climate Action RI staged a 'die-in" at Chase Bank in Providence. Chase is the largest funder of fracking, arctic drilling, Amazon deforestation and climate change in the world…

Posted by Steve Ahlquist on Thursday, February 6, 2020

1,600+ views first day, across twitter and facebook

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Central Falls High School Students recently voted on how to spend $10,000 to improve their school. Participatory budgeting is a powerful tool for democratic engagement. Will James provides a video:

Posted by Steve Ahlquist on Monday, February 3, 2020

2,700+ views first day, across twitter, facebook, and instagram

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Posted by Steve Ahlquist on Monday, January 20, 2020

4,600+ views first day, across twitter (reposted), and facebook

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Posted by Steve Ahlquist on Monday, January 6, 2020

1,200+ views first day, across twitter and facebook

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We may be witnessing the end of for-profit prisons. For more see https://upriseri.com/2019-12-11-never-again-wyatt/ Thanks to Will James for putting this together!

Posted by Steve Ahlquist on Wednesday, December 18, 2019

2,100+ views first day, across twitter and facebook

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