Join The People’s Station, Majic 102.1 for a multi-institutional, multi-lingual, multi-racial, multi-media and multi-discipline collaboration showcasing the film premiere of Cimarrón Spirit and a mini concert featuring Xiomara Fortuna. Seeking freedom from sugar plantation masters, African slaves on the island of Hispaniola escaped into the mountains and jungles to build free societies. Their cultures, magic-religious […]

I never thought seeing three teenage girls perform a poem, could be so impactful. But an “impact” is just what Belissa Escobedo, Rhiannon McGavin, and Zariya Allen, members of the Get Lit organization are trying to accomplish with their passionate and thought provoking poetic piece – “Somewhere in America“ Watch as these three young members perform “Somewhere in […]

A study has showed that as you age it’s harder for you to remember things because you have much more imputed in your brain. The brain is made up into two hemispheres, with each side specializing in different operations. Brain scans show that while young people often use only one side for a specific task, middle-aged […]

A good teacher not only improves a child’s test scores in the classroom, but also enhances his or her chances to attend college, earn more money and avoid teen pregnancy, according to a new seminal study. The study, conducted by economists Raj Chetty and John N. Friedman of Harvard and Jonah E. Rockoff of Columbia, […]

Affirmation For Today: “I am humble and continue to learn everyday.” An affirmation is a great way to start training your mind toward a positive way of thinking.  Coupled with other positive thinking exercises, a positive affirmation will help you overcome any obstacle that is put in front of you.  The object of these positive […]

I recently read a New York Times article that explained the interesting concept of “perceptual learning,” which involves training the mind to memorize patterns rather than just learning concepts straight off. This method is being investigated by a small group of scientists who have evidence that proficiency improves when students in schools are groomed to […]

most of us, at some point in our lives, have been impacted by a special teacher who went beyond their job requirements to affect us in a lasting way. I have been fortunate to have experienced and been blessed by several such individuals. Two, in particular, have played major roles in challenging me to broaden […]