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Boston Fashion Week comes to Cambridge to Share Positivity

Small Group Purposes Good while Nevada Gunman Commits Evil

One event has ended but our efforts are ongoing

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Not for Nothin' - Community Legal Services and Counseling Center

Community Legal Services and Counseling Center

A discussion with Executive Director Mojdeh Rohani and Immigration Attorney Deirdre Giblin from Community Legal Services and Counseling Center (CLSACC) about the legals and counseling services offered to immigrants, refugees and low income populations in Cambridge and beyond. 10-2-2017

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Not for Nothin' - Rev. Irene Monroe

Discussion of white supremacy and racism, police brutality and culture, and the acquittal in St. Louis of the police officer who killed Anthony Lamar Smith. 9-18-2017

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Don’t Mess With Boston

“Free Speech Rally”

On Saturday, August 19, the last thing I had time to do was to go to the Boston Common to fight the ridiculous and never-ending battle against racism, hate, and white supremacy. I am sure that 40,000 of my co-conspirators felt the same way.

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Not for Nothin' - Reverend Irene Monroe

A discussion about the aftermath of the White supremacist rally in Charlottesville, the march in Boston, and a comparison of these times to the Civil Rights Movement and the 1930's and '40s in Nazi Germany. 8-29-2017

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Mayor Simmons Proclaims August 26 Women’s Equality Day in Cambridge

Honors the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting women the right to vote

“Women won the right to vote almost one century ago, and it was a hard-fought victory that only came about due to generations of women activists who refused to accept the status quo of being second-class citizens,” said Mayor E. Denise Simmons. “Yet 97 years after that milestone, we must recognize that there is still so much work to be done in ensuring that women are given the same status, the same respect, and the same opportunities as men in this country.

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Summer of Hell

The Rebuilding of Wellington-Harrington

I made the mistake of googling my opening line “everything happens at once,” and became completely distracted with the physicists' theory that “The concept of time is simply an illusion made up of human memories, everything that has ever been and ever will be is happening

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Not for Nothin' - Rev. Irene Monroe

The National Museum of African American History and Culture

A discussion with Reverend Irene Monroe about her recent visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. and the reaction to the murder by police of Justine Damond in Minneapolis, vs. the reaction to the murder of Philando Castile. 7-24-2017

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Not for Nothin' - Rev. Irene Monroe

A far ranging discussion with Reverend Irene Monroe about the Central Flea, Dr. Huxtable vs. the real Bill Cosby. Also, today's Supreme Court decisions to hear arguments on Donald Trump's travel ban while allowing parts of it to stand, and the case of the
baker who refused, on religious grounds, to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. 6-26-2017

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BEYOND BOSTON: A Monthly News Digest Show | Eps. 10

Focus on Bicycle Advocacy

For this installment of Beyond Boston, we turn to the youngest reporters in the Beyond Boston family, the crew from youth media camp at Somerville Community Access Television, who recently interviewed several activists and cyclists about the reality of traversing our region on two wheels.