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Ann Clanton joins RINewsToday as writer of “Speak up…” series

Ann Clanton, well known writer in Rhode Island, will be writing a series of articles profiling women and men of color for RINewsToday. What we do not lack in Rhode Island are people who are making a difference, living large lives, and quiet ones, that tell a purposeful story, and who celebrate our rich diversity. This series is part of an ongoing focus which includes Black history features – and is part of the Google News Initiative.

About Ann

Ann-Allison Clanton was born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island. As principle of Ann Clanton Communications, Ann has more than two decades of experience as a communications and public affairs consultant. She has written features and profiles articles for the Providence American Newspaper and Ethnic Online Magazine.

Among the notable persons interviewed include former U. S. Ambassador Andrew Young, Dr. Cornell West, former Florida Congressman Allen West (R-FL) and Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey Circus first African American Ringmaster, Johnathan Lee Iverson.

Ann is the founder of the Rhode Island Black Film Festival and a founding member of the Southern New England Association of Black Journalists,

Join us in welcoming Ann! Her first story will be featured shortly.