Government & Politics

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What Hurricane Maria Taught US about Puerto Rico

It is not hard to understand the Trump administration’s response to the recently ravaged US territory, Puerto Rico, after Hurricane Maria ferociously swept across the island on September 20, 2017.

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Not for Nothin' - Reverend Irene Monroe

Oprah for President?

A discussion about Oprah Winfrey as a candidate for president and as an oracle, other potential presidential candidates, and the book Fire and Fury. 1-8-2017

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Not for Nothin' - Douroula Sister City

the possibility of a new Sister City for Cambridge

A discussion with Konate Oumarou about his country, Burkina Faso, and the possibility of forming a Sister City relationship between Cambridge and his town, Douroula – Mouhoun. Please see that attached presentation. For more information and to help with the Sister City project, contact Oumarou: okonate@hotmail.com 11-27-2018

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Beyond Boston | Primary Elections | October 2017

Enjoy the first episode of Beyond Boston Season Two.

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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 - Voting in Cambridge

Voting in Cambridge

A brief explanation of the voting system in Cambridge and where to look for information about candidates. 9-25-2017

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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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Brattle Street Becomes Parking Lot

Bike Safety Effort Creates Visual Eyesore

Newly installed bike lanes on Brattle Street may prompt residents and visitors alike to rename it Brattle Street Parking Lot.

 

Instead of strolling down a tree-lined street with views of Radcliffe Yard and stately homes, what you first see from the west side of the street is two rows of parked cars.  As of Tuesday, July 11, the two-way bike lane stretched to Mason Street, but plans call for it to end at Eliot Street. 

 

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Not for Nothin' - Cambridge Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Loving vs. State of Virginia

laws against interracial marriage struck down

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