Yo-Yo Ma is a Grammy award winning Cellist, who was born in Paris, France in 1955. He began studying music at the age of four and moved to New York City with his family at the age of seven. He is a graduate of Julliard School and Harvard University. He has also received many accolades through his career including the National Medal of Honor (2001), and the Presidential Medal of Freedom (2011).
Ma has also appeared in pop culture as an animated character in the Simpson, and the children’s television show Arthur. One specifically notable appearance was on the critically acclaimed children’s program Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood in 1985. While appearing on the program Ma became friends with the host Fred Rogers, who gave him advice on how to handle media attention and use his celebrity status for good.
马友友还曾在《辛普森一家》和儿童电视节目《亚瑟》等流行文化中作为一个动画人物出现过。1985年，在广受好评的儿童节目《罗杰斯先生的邻居》（Mister Roger’s Neighborhood）中，他有一次特别引人注目的亮相。因为做这个节目，马友友和主持人弗雷德∙罗杰斯（Fred Rogers）成为了朋友，罗杰斯给了他一些建议，告诉他如何妥善处理媒体的关注，并有效地利用他的名人效应。
Countdown to the TCS NYC Marathon on November 3, 2019: 216 Days.
2019年是美国第一条横贯大陆铁路建成150周年，为了纪念第一批华人来美建设这条铁路所做出的巨大贡献， MOCA将其2019 TCS NYC Marathon的活动命名为 MOCA Spike 150 – Running Forward With Our Stories！ 鼓励大家通过马拉松公益跑，全国线上接力，以及一天一个故事的方式讲述150个华人的历史故事，敬请大家持续关注， 讲出华人自己的故事，回顾过去，立足现在，展望未来，共同书写美国历史，使之更加充实完整。