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A GAY MAN WALKS INTO HARRISON, ARKANSAS

(and comes out to the KKK…)

Lawrence Ferrara is a Cambridge based filmmaker, and he has a BeLive show on CCTV called “Whole Health,” which airs at 5 p.m. on the second and fourth Sunday of every month.

While tracking down a story on the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Ferrara unwittingly found himself in one of the most notorious small towns in America - Harrison, Arkansas.

Cambridge Faces + Places: Nadeem Mazen, Danger!Awesome & Nimblebot

Nadeem Mazen discusses his relationship with Cambridge, some of the challenges to young people starting a business, exciting projects he is working on, and his experiences as a city councilor.

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Not for Nothin' Tzu Chi Nepal Relief

Tzu Chi Nepal Relief

Susan Fleischmann interviews Jiuan Ng and Judy Chien from Tzu Chi, an international Buddhist charitable organization about the Nepal earthquake relief efforts on 5-15-2015.

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As If It Were Already There

New public art on the Greenway

Photo by Mark Jaquith

I know, this isn't in Cambridge. Our stories are supposed to have a Cambridge connection. So why am I writing about a sculpture in Boston by an artist from Brookline that was made in Seattle? Well, I'm in Cambridge and this thing connected with me. I think it's one of the best things to happen in the area this year. It is my latest photographic obsession and I went to the dedication ceremony on Monday May 12, 2015.

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Not for Nothin' The Flagship Computer Clubhouse

Interviews with Non Profit Executive Directors

Susan Fleischmann interviews Gail Breslow, Director of the Flagship Computer Clubhouse, 5-11-2015

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S.T.E.A.M. In Cambridge

Science, Technology, Engineering, ARTS, and Mathematics

On Monday May fourth, the Neighborhood and Long Term Planning, Public Facilities, Arts and Celebration Committee (Mazen, Chair) and the Economic Development and University Relations Committees (Benzan and Simmons, Co-Chairs) of the City Council held a joint hearing to discuss the progerss of the initiative begun by them last year to develop a comprehensive approach to promoting and coordinating STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, ARTS, and Mathematics) education opportunities both in and

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Same-sex Marriage, What's the Issue?

As arguments continue at the Supreme Court, gay marriage is still seen as a problem.

“Does the Fourteenth Amendment require a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex?”, “Does the Fourteenth Amendment require a state to recognize a marriage between two people of the same sex when their marriage was lawfully licensed and performed out-of-state?”

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Riots in Baltimore - History Repeats Itself

MASSACHUSETTS GETS IT

Jonathan Daniels Freedom Rider from Massachusetts Murdered for the Cause

Because I  am from the Maryland area, I watch events unfold in Baltimore here in Cambridge with sorrowful objectivism. I always hope for the best in mankind, but my heart is heavy for yet another mother that mourns her son. 

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Stand Against Racism 2015

The YWCA Cambridge hosted a Stand Against Racism panel discussion event last night, April 23, 2015, at the Cambridge Senior Center. This event was planned in conjunction with the YWCA USA’s national campaign; thousands of people across the country participated in similar dialogues and other events as a part of this campaign.

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