A critical look at former RI Governor Donald Carcieri’s civil rights record during the first year of his second term in office. The report, “The Politics of Division,” focuses on five major issues the Governor has dealt with, and argues that “in a period of just a few months and in a wide variety of contexts, he has shown a virtually complete lack of interest in recognizing, much less protecting, the civil rights of individuals and groups that have been long-standing victims of discriminatory treatment.”