To listen to the radio story. click here. On August 15th, about seventy people gathered on the South Side to celebrate the Providence City Council’s renaming of Hancock Street to Ogando Street in honor of Francisco Raymond Ogando, a Dominican activist who helped many local immigrants settle in New England, until he died unexpectedly in 2009.
Ogando Street is not far from Ogando’s former business on Broad Street, called Raymond’s Tailor Shop, where politicians and
To hear the audio story. click here. Many of the contestants in the Miss USA pageant have been modeling, performing, and jet-setting around the world since they were kids. Anea Garcia, a 20-year-old Rhode Islander, doesn’t share this background. Trying out for Miss
To hear the radio story, click here. On July 5th, one day after people had huddled together to see the waterfront fireworks display, the crowds were back at India Point Park in Providence — but this time, a different nation’s flag was flying.
Sunday was the Cape Verdean Independence Day Festival, the largest festival of its kind in New England. Thousands of people t
On Friday, June 19th over one hundred people gathered at India Point Park to commemorate the lives of cisgender and transgender black women who have been killed by police. Attendees held signs with the painted faces and names of victims, while chanting their names
Last Saturday, May 2nd, around 500 Rhode Islanders came together in front of Classical High School in downtown Providence in solidarity with the protesters in Baltimore. The protesters peacefully marched through Downcity to the Direct Action for Rights and Equality headquarters, demanding justice for the death of Fred
On Saturday, April 23rd, Brown University student Felege Gebru won third place in the variety and alternative category at the College Television Awards. Gebru won for his rap production Brown Cypher 2014 Part
Rian Yalamanchili, a 25-year-old Rhode Islander, reacted to the grand jury decision to not indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, like many people across the country — with grief and confusion.
WBRU 360 and WBRU News team up to bring you a forum for candidates running for General Treasurer of Rhode Island. DJ Jay Postal hosts the lively debate between Independent Ernie Almonte and Democrat Seth Magaziner
WBRU News Interviews Simon Pryce of The Wiggles (he's the red one). Simon lets you know what it's like to tour the world with The Wiggles, fills you in on how he got started with the famed kid's group, and offers many many other insights that'll make you want to wiggle!
The Wiggles are performing at the Vets Memorial Auditorium in Providence on September 25th
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