There’s No Such Thing As Black on Black Crime by Calvin Eaton

There’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 Eaton

it’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”

2020 Gentrification Conference rescheduled to April 9-10, 2021

Hello Friends and Supporters It’s been awhile since most of us have connected and we hope you are finding moments of joy amidst the madness of the world. We wanted to share a brief update about the 2020 Gentrification Conference conference rescheduled to next year After many months of living through COVID we were thinkingContinue reading “2020 Gentrification Conference rescheduled to April 9-10, 2021”

Pandemic Teaching At Home, Vol. I: A Virtual Roundtable Discussion | August 6

540WMain is pleased to present our first ever virtual roundtable: Pandemic Teaching At Home, Vol. I About this event The proliferation of “pandemic” pods and home teaching support groups across the country has sparked robust discussion and debate among parents, families and caretakers in the wake of school reopening amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. AmongContinue reading “Pandemic Teaching At Home, Vol. I: A Virtual Roundtable Discussion | August 6”

As a Black Entrepreneur, Ownership and Equity Matters by Calvin Eaton

In case you missed it, 540WMain is transitioning to a virtual organization. This move is both bittersweet and incredibly exciting. In the spirit of openness and transparency I wanted share more insights on what influenced me to lead our organization in this direction and what it means for 540’s future.  As a Black Entrepreneur, Equity andContinue reading “As a Black Entrepreneur, Ownership and Equity Matters by Calvin Eaton”