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Maurice Wilkey

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My name is Maurice. I grew up in Cambridge, Mass. went to Cambridge Public Schools. I really haven't known any other city and for right now, don't choose to. I am a lover of music and interested in things media. The four seasons - well when the winters are mild I love all of them.

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Brian Corr of Cambridge's Peace Commission spoke last Friday with CCTV Live Spring Affair host Maurice Wilkey. Brian shared the plethora of events going on throughout the city in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Kicking off on Monday there will be a Martin Luther King, Jr.

Habari Gani! What Is the News Cambridge! Roxbury born Lovely Hoffman stopped by CCTV Live studios for the reboot of Spring Affair with host Maurice Wilkey. Ms. Hoffman holds a lot of titles. Not only is Lovely a Boston school teacher, she is a music artist, an actor, a singer, activist, and producer. One of her latest music creations is a song titled 'My Black is Beautiful'. She shared with the CCTV host the catalyst for creating the song for purposes of empowering young women of color to have self pride.

Latin Caribbean Fusion restaurant La Fabrica Central hosted a Puerto Rico Real-Time Recovery Fundraiser yesterday afternoon September 24th from 3PM to 10PM. Music, cheers, hugs, flags waving, tears, and numerous additional forms of expressions rang throughout the Massachusetts Avenue location from multiple generations for the love of Puerto Rico.

Four members of this historic legacy visited Cambridge City Hall April 18, 2017 for a sit down panel discussion, reception and promotion for new book Leveling the Playing Field written by David Marc. View Part 1Part 2.

Maurice Wilkey interviewed Toni Bee and her painter poet colleague Dexter for NeighborMedia. The interview took place at CCTV studios Thursday, March 23, 2017 during the Spring Affair program. Toni Bee was poet laureate and Inaugural Cambridge Poetry Ambassador for the City of Cambridge. She and her friend will be part of several upcoming spoken word events in Cambridge and surrounding area. Friday, March 31, Toni will be Master of Ceremonies for The Art & Poetry event in Jamaica Plain. Hear the full interview, click here

Saturday, November 19, 2016, just a week and a half after the U.S. Presidential election of Donald Trump, The Liberation Poetry Collective assembled to perform Poetry Matters. Poetry Matters' is a collection of poet activists which dates back over 20 years. The theme for Saturday's event was Voices Against Injustice. The venue was Cambridge's Out Of The Blue Gallery, @outofthebluegallery. Their theme was inspired by the perceived atmosphere due to campaign rhetoric used by then candidate Donald Trump.

Its summer time and the living, while not always easy, is more comfortable than dealing with foots of snow. Now, this past winter wasn’t the winter of 2015 with record snowfall, but did bring its annual challenges in terms of temperature. But as just as we recognize Memorial Day as the unofficial start of summer, there’s another signal of summer with numerous connections to the Cambridge and Boston area on the whole. 

Maurice Wilkey for neighbor media and CCTV. Today's story will be about Prince who passed away April 21, 2016. Prince was born Prince Rogers Nelson his real name is Prince for those people who do not know who was born in the Minneapolis area of Minnesota and he passed away at the age of 57.

NeighborMedia is always interested in the arts and supporting voices not necessarily always heard in the city of Cambridge. February boasts wonderful performances, especially in theater arts. And while there have been numerous choices, and you cannot support them all, you still have time to catch a glimpse of quality local theater before this month is over. One such amazing theater presentation is The Convert a play by actor/playwright Danai Gurira. Many may know her from the TV series, “The Walking Dead”  She plays the character Mishonne.