BPR statement on George Floyd’s death, police violence:


George Floyd’s life mattered. Like Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and too many others whose names we don’t know, Floyd was stolen from friends and family members who loved him and cared about him. His murder cannot be undone, and it is our most recent reminder of the fact that white supremacy, police violence, and racism are dangerously prevalent forces in America today… Read Full Statement

[Liveblog] Providence Mayoral Debate

On October 15, Brown University Taubman Center for Public Policy is hosting the Providence mayoral debate. Democrat Jorge Elorza, Republican Daniel Harrop and independent Buddy Cianci will face off and discuss issues affecting the city and its residents. Brown Professor of Public Policy and Political Science Ross Cheit will moderate the event. This event is funded by the Thomas J. Anton/Frederick Lippitt fund and the Paolino Speaker Series.

See the liveblog below the author bio, at the bottom of the page below.