Welcome to 540WMain, Inc.
540WMain, Inc is a 501(c)(3) virtual non-profit organization and antiracist education brand that promotes justice for all. We encourage individuals to broaden their horizons and learn more about multidisciplinary issues and topics that impact the world
540WMain is an online hub for accessible education and events that promote justice for all. We aim to create a cultural shift in perspectives and practice by connecting members to lifestyle programming informed by social justice and anti-racism strategies.
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I’m proud to be a member of an organization that educates the community about racism, poverty and so many other issues.Rae Barnhart
I appreciate the breadth of class topics, and I am particularly grateful for the classes focused on anti-racism and social justice.Michelle Burack
- A Long Overlooked but Significant History: Meet the Panelists for “What to the Black Woman is the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment?”As 2020 marks the Centennial Anniversary of the 19th Amendment, we find ourselves asking, what does this mean for Black women and their role in women’s suffrage throughout the United States? On October 5, at 7:30pm, 540WMain along with SUNY Brockport and the Susan B. Anthony Institute at the University of Rochester will examine thisContinue reading “A Long Overlooked but Significant History: Meet the Panelists for “What to the Black Woman is the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment?””
- There’s No Such Thing As Black on Black Crime by Calvin EatonThere’s No Such Thing As Black on Black Crime In case you didn’t know There’s no such thing as Black on Black crime The “term” and ideology behind “Black on Black crime is inherently racist Most crime is proximal and directly related to poverty and not race Most violent crime across races is intraracial andContinue reading “There’s No Such Thing As Black on Black Crime by Calvin Eaton”
- I Don’t Feel Like Performing by Calvin Eatonit’s all a performance and I don’t feel like performing today The following message was originally sent to students in my Exploring African American Food Culture Through Food: 1619 to Present at St. John Fisher College. It encapsulates my overall feelings over the past few days. Hello Students, I am sending this note as I grappleContinue reading “I Don’t Feel Like Performing by Calvin Eaton”