Topic: protest

U. student groups circulate petition against DAPL

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U. student groups circulate petition against DAPL

February 22, 2017 0 comments

Brown student groups began to circulate a petition Wednesday to raise media awareness around the No Dakota Access Pipeline movement.

Indigenous people rights activists protest DAPL

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Indigenous people rights activists protest DAPL

February 9, 2017 1 comment

Indigenous organizers, tribal leaders and Providence community members protested the controversial pipeline in front of Citizens Bank Wednesday Feb. 8.

Brown community members join in Women’s March

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Brown community members join in Women’s March

January 29, 2017 0 comments

Members of the Brown community protested at the Women’s March on Washington and at sister rallies in cities around the world Jan. 21 and 22.

Rep. Aaron Regunberg ’12, D-Providence, speaks at Resist Hate Brown, a gathering for students to discuss reactions to Donald Trump’s election win and plans for community action going forward.

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Students brainstorm methods of resistance

November 30, 2016 1 comment

Resist Hate Brown, a brainstorming event Tuesday night, allowed students to discuss how to move forward following the presidential election of Donald Trump.

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Protesters display U.S. flags, drive by campus

November 21, 2016 18 comments

In the wake of Wednesday’s #OurCampus walkout and last week’s flag destruction incident, another protest of sorts marked the end of a tense week.

Students, faculty protest in light of election

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Students, faculty protest in light of election

November 17, 2016 2 comments

Over 400 people descended on the Quiet Green to call on the University’s administration to protect its most vulnerable community members

Protestors gathered Saturday to signal disapproval of plans to renovate Kennedy Plaza that would affect homeless people living downtown.

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Advocates for homeless protest in Burnside Park

October 17, 2016 1 comment

October marks the fifth anniversary of the Occupy Providence movement, a protest that saw hundreds of the city’s residents gather in Burnside Park.

Rebecca Cumberbatch, a Rhode Island School of Design student, addressed a crowd of RISD students and faculty members during a demonstration at Market Square Wednesday. The gathering, which lasted over three hours, saw participants share experiences with prejudice on campus. Demonstrators also called on the administration to release a diversity action plan.

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RISD students, faculty members gather to decry campus racism

April 7, 2016 11 comments

Not Your Token, a demonstration to protest the lack of recognition and discussion with regard to race, sexuality and class at RISD, took place Wednesday.

Students, community members protest anti-refugee efforts

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Students, community members protest anti-refugee efforts

February 24, 2016 4 comments
This article is part of the series Syrians in Providence

Students and community members gathered at the State House Monday to protest the non-profit organization Americans for Peace and Tolerance.

Student protesters gathered outside a lecture organized by the Brown/RISD Hillel featuring a chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel, Natan Sharansky, as well as actor Michael Douglas.

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Students protest Hillel-sponsored lecture

January 29, 2016 81 comments

Thursday night’s “Jewish Journeys” lecture in Salomon 101 took place amid a protest led by Students for Justice in Palestine.