Rhode Island

Warwick, Rhode Island Senate candidate Michael C. Carreiro apologized for a 2009 photo showing him wearing blackface while dressed as James Brown.

Ingrained racial and gendered bias affect which elected officials are entitled to be seen as fun.

Jennifer Rourke is running for State Senator in Rhode Island.

Rhode Island State Rep. Anastasia P. Williams is under fire for saying the state's own homeless and poor populations should be prioritized before the state starts housing Afghan refugee "strangers."

Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse has doubled down on his defense of being a member of an "all-white" beach club in Rhode Island, prompting Black Lives Matter leaders to say they're "ashamed" of him.

Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks’ Detroit home will be on display in Providence, Rhode Island next year.

Students from Tolman High School in Pawtucket, Rhode Island were pepper sprayed and arrested by police during a protest that were sparked after an officer body slammed a teenager to the ground earlier this week.

The Michigan Wolverines held their annual College Practice Camp on Saturday afternoon at the Crisler Center and as excepted, they drew an impressive group of talent…

Melissa Lawrence (pictured center) has been charged with two counts of felony assault, after she was reportedly caught on video assaulting an ABC6 Providence, Rhode Island, news crew when they attempted to interview her about her teen daughter’s alleged shooter turning himself in to police, reports ABC6. SEE ALSO: HS Student Graduates After Being Shot In The […]

Louise White, an 81-year-old woman from Newport, Rhode Island, has won $336 million dollars in the third largest Powerball lottery of all time. White bought the winning ticket at a local Stop And Shop and kept her winning ticket in a bible which she slept with. SEE ALSO: Comedians Without Their Beards (PHOTOS) Who Will […]

CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. — The public library in Central Falls that was temporarily closed because of the city’s dire finances is expanding its hours again after receiving a donation from actress Viola Davis and a state grant.