The Struggle to Vote in A Country That Hates You: A Need for Political Literacy and Less Judgment by Brianna Milon

The Struggle to Vote in A Country That Hates You: A Need for Political Literacy and Less Judgment So far, 241 black people have been killed by police in 2020. Despite making up just 13% of the country’s population, we make up 28% of fatal police-involved shootings. Despite being just 13% of the population; despiteContinue reading “The Struggle to Vote in A Country That Hates You: A Need for Political Literacy and Less Judgment by Brianna Milon”

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 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”

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”