Ann Clanton




Apr 15 2021

Vaccination Clinic Saturday for RI’s BIPOC community – what you need to do NOW…

Dear readers, Last weekend, almost 2,700 Rhode Islanders of color received their vaccine at The Dunk in Providence. What a ...

Mar 18 2021

Child Bride – author event: Best fiction e-book, Black Caucus, American Library Assoc.

Award-winning author Jennifer Smith Turner will discuss her latest novel, Child Bride on Thursday, March 18, 6:30 p.m. during a ...

Jan 30 2021

Trinity Rep’s Michelle Cruz – by Ann Clanton

by Ann-Allison Clanton, "Speak-Up" writer, RINewsToday Though it’s called by many names, engagement work as it’s practiced in today’s theatres ...

Jan 22 2021

Paul Morse: Bringing Joy of Urban Art to Rhode Island’s Community – by Ann Clanton

by Ann-Allison Clanton, contributing writer, “Speak-Up” In the spirit of celebrated graffiti artist, Futura, East Providence resident and fellow graffiti ...

Jan 14 2021

To Protect and Empower: Central Falls Police Chief Colonel Anthony Roberson

by Ann-Allison Clanton, contributing writer, "Speak-Up" In a time when George Floyd’s cries are still etched in the memories of ...

Dec 5 2020

Being part of the system from the outside – “Two Hawks Watson”, by Ann Clanton

by Ann Clanton, contributing writer, "Speak-Up" Activist Neesu Wushuwunoa is the great-grandson of Chief George Watson of the Narragansett Indian ...

Nov 27 2020

Leadership profile – Junior Jabbie, Banneker Supply Chain Solutions

by Ann Clanton, Contributing Writer – “Speak Up” An unforeseen opportunity in Covid-19 times... Promoted to President and Chief Executive ...

Nov 15 2020

RI says goodbye to Joe Fowlkes

by Ann Clanton, Contributing Writer - "Speak Up" When Joe Fowlkes, past president of the NAACP died this month, the ...

Nov 14 2020

“Above all else, call me an educator,” Lorén Spears – by Ann Clanton

By Ann Clanton, Contributing Writer, “Speak Up” Notable author and curator of the National Museum of the American Indian, Paul ...

Oct 29 2020

1st Columbian Candidate in US, Jorge Porras, eyes RI State House

by Ann Clanton, Contributing Writer, "Speak-Up" The Latin communities face particularly challenging issues: racial profiling by law enforcement, gentrification and ...