Social Issues

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Not for Nothin' - March for Our Lives

An interview with organizers Anika Nayak and Amalia Hochman

Somerville High School students Anika Nayak and Amalia Hochman discuss the student movement to end gun violence and reform gun control. 4-10-2018

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Powderhouse for Somerville

A Collaborative Living Project for the Elder Years

Reebee Garofalo has lived in the Cambridge/Somerville area since 1970.

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"Prepare for an Emergency?...uh...

N'haw! That's okay, thanks. I'm all set."

"Note to self: Think about maybe getting more of these." Image of battery.

(Author’s Note: THIS ARTICLE IS NOT ABOUT HOW TO PREPARE FOR AN EMERGENCY IN CAMBRIDGE.)

When you think about emergency preparedness, what comes to mind? Jugs of water in your closet? Cans of beans stacked in your kitchen cabinet? A battery-powered radio and flashlights, with extra batteries? A decent, basic first aid kit? Some single-use hand warmers? A heavy coat, in case it’s cold and the heat goes out?

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Honoring Harriet A. Jacobs (1813-1897); Abolitionist, Author, Women's Rights Advocate

2018 Women's History Month Walking Tour honors ten notable women memorialized at Mount Auburn Cemetery, including Harriet A. Jacobs

It seems fitting today, April 3, as we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and mourn the ongoing racial and economic injustice against which he fought, to also honor Harriet A. Jacobs (1813-1897) - abolitionist, author, and women’s rights advocate - who lived in Cambridge for part of her life.

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Not for Nothin' - Dr. Constance Lorman Holmes

race and segregation

A discussion with Dr. Constance Lorman Holmes on the extreme segregation of our lives - particularly in the northeast. 4-2-2018

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Share Your Story in the Cambridge Human Library

Apply by March 15 to be Considered to be a Human Book in this May 5 Event

Human Library

“Throughout its 30-year history, CCTV has always been place for people, especially those who haven’t had a voice or have been marginalized, to tell their stories.” Says Frank Morris Lopez, NeighborMedia Coordinator. “The Human Library offers another way for people to connect and hear each other’s stories one-on-one in order to better understand others in our community.”

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Keith Mascoll, strength, courage and healing through revelation!

Actor, activist Keith Mascoll puts his personal art front and center.

Cambridge born and raised actor Keith Mascoll has portrayed numerous protagonists during his acting career.

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Purr-fection: Getting Your Black Panther Fix

Marveling at Cambridge's New England Comics Catalog

NeighborMedia stopped by New England Comic's Harvard Square location to ask what they anticipate in terms of customer traffic after the opening weekend of the Disney release of Marvel comics Black Panther. New England Comics is located at 14A Eliot St, Cambridge, MA. Neighbor Media journalist Maurice Wilkey stopped by for a few minutes to interview with Hannah, New England Comic's store manager of their Harvard Square location.

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2018 - Year of the Dog

Fighting for What You Believe In

I am an enthusiast of the esoteric. In my younger day, I searched the stars to find the meaning of my own life. But now, I read the tea-leaves looking for any sign that the Trump administration will end abruptly, and America will find its way out of the hand basket to hell.

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Not for Nothin' - Silver Lining Mentoring

serving children in foster care

An interview with Lara Kingstone and Jeeyoon Kim from Silver Lining Mentoring, the only mentoring program in the state that exclusively serves children in foster care. 2-12-2018