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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

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

A discussion with Jesse Kanson-Benanov, co-founder of A Better Cambridge, on YIMBYism and the need for more housing to be built for community sustainability and economic justice. 7-31-2017

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

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

Fifty years ago, on June 12, 1967, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that laws against interracial marriage are unconstitutional. 

The City of Cambridge celebrated this momentous ruling with a three-day festival, which included a gathering on the lawn of City Hall on June 12, 2017. Using Facebook Live, CCTV covered the beginning of the program, as well as interviews with Cambridge residents upon whose lives this decision had an impact. Featuring Reverend Irene Monroe, Michael Monestime, Fanshen Cox, and her mother, Trudy!

 

The City of Cambridge has engaged in an electricity aggregation program to lower electrical costs for Cambridge residents, and to move the City closer to net-zero by limiting fossil fuel energy.  Hear more about how the program works from Megan Shaw, Outreach Director of the Cambridge Energy Alliance, and Paul Gromer, CEO of the Peregrine Group. 6-5-2017

Patricia Fiorenza, member of the Outreach Team, talks about the free classes and services available at the Community Learning Center. 5-22-2017

A discussion with Reverend Irene Monroe about the Malden charter school that is punishing African American students for wearing extensions, and the May 10 Town Meeting on race, gender, class and culture convened by Mayor Denise Simmons. 

A discussion about the 25th Anniversary of the LA Riots vs, Ferguson, and the Hollywood movie "Hidden Figures" vs. the indie success "Get Out." With Reverend Irene Monroe, 5-1-2017