Tag: Rhode-Island

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

Rhode Island Progressive Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse Defends His Membership to an Elite All-White Private Beach Club

In a blow to voters and political supporters in Rhode Island, Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse has come under fire for not only belonging to an exclusive all-white private beach club — but also for defending his membership and saying he doesn’t think it’s a problem. According to NBC News, reporters…

Providence College Students Await President’s Plan to Combat Racism

By Sheryl Estrada Photo of via Twitter. Providence College student organizations and the Coalition Against Racism, a faculty group, hosted a discussion about racial discrimination and racism on campus Thursday,which wasafollow-up toa 13-hour sit-in last week. More than 50 students protesting “racism and anti-Blackness” participated in a sit-in outside of…