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”

The Sexist Flap Over WAP by Chris Thompson

The Sexist Flap Over WAP  After three months of consuming a healthy rotation of quasi-apocalyptic news podcasts, the first half of Public Enemy’s discography, and Rage Against the Machine’s Battle of Los Angeles, I broke the cycle with a summer jam that everyone (over the age of 18) can enjoy: Cardi B and Megan TheeContinue reading “The Sexist Flap Over WAP by Chris Thompson”

Goya Away! Boycotting Brands Is a First Amendment Right by Chris Thompson

Goya Away! Boycotting Brands Is a First Amendment Right A few weeks ago when I saw the hashtag #GoyAway trending, I thought that perhaps this was a new action by my Jewish family to rightfully ask gentiles to leave them alone for a minute. Because let’s be honest: gentiles have been bothering the Chosen PeopleContinue reading “Goya Away! Boycotting Brands Is a First Amendment Right by Chris Thompson”

School in a Pandemic: A Lesson Plan in Solidarity by Claire Labrosa

Let’s stop worrying about where our kids “should” be, and start worrying about where we all are, collectively. Claire Labrosa School in a Pandemic: A Lesson Plan in Solidarity I’ve been thinking a lot about school in the fall, along with every other parent and educator in the country I’m sure. I’ve been reading allContinue reading “School in a Pandemic: A Lesson Plan in Solidarity by Claire Labrosa”

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”