All Black Lives Matter, Not Just Men’s by Chris Thompson

All Black Lives Matter, Not Just Men’s Monika Diamond was killed in Charlotte, North Carolina on March 18.  I don’t remember where I first heard the phrase, “Black men are the white people of Black people”, but the truth of it couldn’t be more exemplified when rapper and celebrity Joe Budden tweeted out “Black Trans Lives Matter”. IContinue reading “All Black Lives Matter, Not Just Men’s by Chris Thompson”

Abolish the (Tone) Police by Chris Thompson

Abolish the (Tone) Police  May and June have seen a surge in support of the #BlackLivesMatter movement in the wake of the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and most famously George Floyd. People are fed up. Systematic Racism, America’s original sin and most persistent disease, claimed too many lives to count. EvenContinue reading “Abolish the (Tone) Police by Chris Thompson”

Coronaviruses Can’t Kill Casual Racism by Chris Thompson

Coronaviruses Can’t Kill Casual Racism A few years ago, it was my turn to get my department’s Friday bagels. I parked next to a pickup truck that was well over the line. I could still get in and out of my car, so I didn’t really care. As I went to enter the bagel shop,Continue reading “Coronaviruses Can’t Kill Casual Racism by Chris Thompson”

Jose Peo’s Racist Rant About Black Folks is the Abysmal Status Quo by Chris Thompson

During these uncertain times a 540Monthly Membership ensures that 540WMain is able to create multi-media content, classes, and educational programming rooted in and taught from a social justice and anti-racism perspective. If you love 540WMain consider becoming a 540Monthly member for a little as $3/month.  Jose Peo’s Racist Rant About Black Folks is the AbysmalContinue reading “Jose Peo’s Racist Rant About Black Folks is the Abysmal Status Quo by Chris Thompson”

#BlueNoMatterWho Is #AllLivesMatter for Dems by Chris Thompson

During these uncertain times a 540Monthly Membership ensures that 540WMain is able to create multi-media content, classes, and educational programming rooted in and taught from a social justice and anti-racism perspective. If you love 540WMain consider becoming a 540Monthly Member for a little as $3/month.  #BlueNoMatterWho Is #AllLivesMatter for Dems The first time a whiteContinue reading “#BlueNoMatterWho Is #AllLivesMatter for Dems by Chris Thompson”