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By MILLIE SANTILLI What happens when you are confined to your home, not able to leave for any reason? At first you are determined to eat healthy, exercise every day, go for long walks and catch up on all the projects you never have time for. For the more
The challenge facing any social movement is converting activism into change. So it will take time to assess the impact of the mass movement that formed in response to the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police almost two weeks ago. Yet more
When flashy LA litigator Johnnie Cochran came to Providence after the friendly-fire fatal shooting of Officer Cornel Young back in 2000, Buddy Cianci accused Cochran of trying to sow division. Cliff Monteiro, then the president of the Providence NAACP, more
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Hi there! I'm Ian Donnis, the political reporter at Rhode Island's NPR member station, The Public's Radio (89.3 FM, online at thepublicsradio.org). I write a weekly column to look back at the top RI political stories of the week and to share some other more
As we keep our distance from each other and watch with sadness as the coronavirus sweeps through our beautiful country and across the world, we are reminded how more
Politics has largely taken a back seat to far more pressing concerns in recent weeks as the COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold, and rightfully so. But this year's elections will have enormous implications, from the national level on down. And given the more
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a global shift in how we function as a society. From quarantine orders, to face masks, to social more
History Notes is a biweekly entry in the Sun Rise that features a passage from the Johnston Historical Society. This week's story comes from November 2013. By STEVE MEROLLA At the outbreak of the Revolutionary War in 1776, he immediately volunteered to more
By ROBERT HOUGHTALING There are ways of engaging the world during this time of tribulation. One of these ways is taking a walk. While, for certain, there will be many physical, economic and mental health burdens to bear due to impacts made by the more
By STEVE FRIAS Our world has been brought to a standstill by something so tiny, it's invisible - a virus. COVID-19 began in Wuhan, China, possibly at an unsanitary market which sold wild animals like bats. This virus is between 10 and 35 times more more
We are all, together, in the midst of a rapidly evolving and deeply concerning situation. Day-to-day life is being disrupted in unprecedented ways. Every person, every institution, every business and every organization across our state is struggling with more
By ERIN O'BRIEN I truly thought my friend was exaggerating when she said she was off to find some toilet paper. When my friend in California said the people in the grocery stores were panicking, I dismissed it as pretty typical of my home state. But that more
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