Cheryl Brown

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Cheryl Worrell Brown

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Journalist, producer, and neighbor who enjoys meeting people, being involved in community and living a simple life of respect and harmony.  Graduate of Cleveland State University, Ohio B.A. Psychology and Business Administration.  Graduate certificate American University, Washington, DC in Film, Radio, Video and Television Broadcast Media; Harvard Institute of Learning in Retirement, Member; DCTV (DC); PGCTV (MD); AIM (VA); CCTV (MA); Chamber of Commerce (AL)& (MD) Mother of three adult sons (husband Houston Brown, Jr. of 20 years deceased/Cancer) Currently a resident of Cambridge, MA.  Retired from The Boeing Company occassionally work as a contractor to various corporations/organizations such as Novartis, BioGen, etc. Also I am a BeLive producer/host of "The Ordinary Show" about Ordinary People doing Extraordinary Things watch Channel 9 or webseries at myordinaryshow.com  cctvcambridge.org and NeighborMedia.org Journalist.  I love to read, travel and take pictures of life.Currently serve on Board of Directors CCTV; Fundrasing Committee, Chair

Stories by Cheryl Brown

Nassir "NAS" Jones Prestigious Award Honoree at Harvard

Ever since James Brown introduced this epic anthem in 1968, I’ve struggled with this phrase. Don’t get me wrong, the concept is worth embracing. It’s just the word “proud” that gives me pause. But tonight I felt proud. Not in an ostentatious way. I was proud in a humbling 1968 celebratory way. Tonight, in Cambridge, history was made…again. As it was brought to my attention, 1930 Wiley College debate team from Marshall, Texas was filmed in the very same Memorial Hall Sanders Theater at Harvard University.

Labor Day...the final frontier before we put away the mementos of summer. 

Whether it be a final visit to the beach, back yard BBQs (hint hint), or catching the latest movie blockbuster, Labor Day is sort of the last Hoorah before returning to school or the routine of work.

For many in the Cambridge area (i.e.. students), summer means returning home to catch a breather from university studies. 

Hence, the real experience of a Cambridge summer is always missed. 

Snowmeggedon to Sensational Spring

My first winter in Cambridge and we're hit with the storm of biblical proportions. 

What's even more ironic is the fact that the eight foot snow fall record was broken...by an inch or two. 

Nevertheless we made it through and now you can share a moment in history with me by having an exclusive look at my year in review. 

Actually, I haven't been here a whole year yet, but after this winter, it think I have something to talk about.. 

So, are you ready to reminisce? 

Tune in to BeLIVE Tuesday at 6pm on Channel 9,, sit back and enjoy!

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. 

The weather was perfect for the launch of the Y2Y Harvard Square initiative to eradicate youth homelessness in Cambridge introducing a duplicable template.

I attended out of respect, I left in awe"

It was minus ten degrees in Cambridge on this particular night (at least it felt like it was). It was February and the start of Black History Month. So I attended the book signing to support the African American featured in the book who had just turned 90 years old. If nothing else, I would attend out of respect, right?

Legislative issues lie in wait to be addressed, we all agree. But Senator Pat Jehlen believes in the importance of taking a moment of pause to refresh and reflect over food & fellowship. Every year, Senator Patricia Jehlen opens her home to her constituents to sample her homemade soups. The event is free and open to the public. Medford, Somerville, Winchester, and Cambridge constituents are only expected to bring a hearty appetite. However, in the spirit of hospitality, most don't want to come empty-handed.