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What Those Hugely Popular Unboxing Videos Could Be Teaching Kids

This article was originally published online at wbur.org on February 25, 2019 Seven-year-old Noemi and 8-year-old Solana sat in front of a computer screen in their dining room in Roxbury — transfixed by a pair of hands opening toy eggs in a YouTube video. The video didn’t show an actual person, just a close-up of… Continue reading What Those Hugely Popular Unboxing Videos Could Be Teaching Kids

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This Boston Teen Turned Ayanna Pressley’s First House Speech Into A Song

This article was originally published online at wbur.org on March 4, 2019. “Mr. Speaker, I rise today in opposition to the occupant of the White House.” Those were Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley’s first words on the House floor after taking office this January. And that speech is what got Danny Rivera’s “creative juices” flowing for his… Continue reading This Boston Teen Turned Ayanna Pressley’s First House Speech Into A Song