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

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Lieutenant David Bissonnette has been a Rhode Island police officer for 19 years and a Use of Force & Police Arrest and Control techniques instructor at the Municipal Police Academy for 16 years. He has also trained officers on an in-service basi...

BPR Interviews: Lieutenant David Bissonnette

Lieutenant David Bissonnette has been a Rhode Island police officer for 19 years and a Use of Force & Police Arrest and Control techniques instructor at the Municipal Police Academy for 16 years. He has also trained officers on an in-service basi...

Rachel A. Pickens is a civil-rights attorney who graduated college from Boston University and received her law degree from Loyola University New Orleans School of Law. She is Executive Director of the National Police Accountability Project [NPAP], a ...

BPR Interviews: Rachel A. Pickens

Rachel A. Pickens is a civil-rights attorney who graduated college from Boston University and received her law degree from Loyola University New Orleans School of Law. She is Executive Director of the National Police Accountability Project [NPAP], a ...

Matt The Knife is a mentalist, magician, lecturer, and former conman. MTK has broken twelve Guinness World Records. When he is not traveling, he resides in Providence, Rhode Island. He is currently working on a new show, called “Possessions,” whi...

BPR Interviews: Matt the Knife

Matt The Knife is a mentalist, magician, lecturer, and former conman. MTK has broken twelve Guinness World Records. When he is not traveling, he resides in Providence, Rhode Island. He is currently working on a new show, called “Possessions,” whi...

Vera Molnár, considered by many scholars and historians to be the world’s first female digital artist, began her career in the mid-1940s. Born in Budapest, Hungary in 1924, Molnár started creating art at eight years old and went on to obtain BFAs...

BPR Interviews: Vera Molnár

Vera Molnár, considered by many scholars and historians to be the world’s first female digital artist, began her career in the mid-1940s. Born in Budapest, Hungary in 1924, Molnár started creating art at eight years old and went on to obtain BFAs...

Norman Lear is a writer, producer, and political activist best known for sitcoms All in the Family, The Jeffersons, One Day at a Time, and Maude, among many others. In 1942 Lear dropped out of Emerson College to serve with the United States Army Air ...

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Norman Lear is a writer, producer, and political activist best known for sitcoms All in the Family, The Jeffersons, One Day at a Time, and Maude, among many others. In 1942 Lear dropped out of Emerson College to serve with the United States Army Air ...

Seal Henry Olusegun Olumide Adeola Samuel, best known by his mononym Seal, is a singer and songwriter. Born in the United Kingdom and of Nigerian and Afro-Brazilian descent, Seal was raised by a foster family in Westminster, London until the age of f...

BPR Interviews: Seal

Seal Henry Olusegun Olumide Adeola Samuel, best known by his mononym Seal, is a singer and songwriter. Born in the United Kingdom and of Nigerian and Afro-Brazilian descent, Seal was raised by a foster family in Westminster, London until the age of f...

Dylan Owen is an independent rap artist from New York City. Owen entered the music scene after leaving Cornell University in 2011 to develop his career, and, by 2012, had been named one of Billboard’s Next Big Sound Artists. He has since been featu...

BPR Interviews: Dylan Owen

Dylan Owen is an independent rap artist from New York City. Owen entered the music scene after leaving Cornell University in 2011 to develop his career, and, by 2012, had been named one of Billboard’s Next Big Sound Artists. He has since been featu...