Providence NAACP Leader On Election: Undercurrent Of Racism Was There From The Beginning

Nov 10, 2016


Rhode Islanders gathered at the Statehouse in Providence by the hundreds Wednesday night to protest President-Elect Donald Trump.  The demonstration was one of several in cities and college campuses across the country. Americans have expressed sadness and fear over the election results.

We’re looking at the meaning and the future after Republican Donald Trump’s win in the presidential race. He was often criticized for divisive rhetoric that appealed to white voters and flamed concerns about immigration and minorities. Rhode Island Public Radio’s Elisabeth Harrison sat down with Providence NAACP President Jim Vincent to get his take on the presidential result.