Category: BLOG POST

What Black History Month Means to Me | Guest Blog Post by Kristen Seversky

We are pleased to share guest posts by local Rochester community members throughout this year’s 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign What Black History Month Means to Me | by Kristen Seversky’ As a white, privileged, cis woman, I want to take…

History of Jamaica | 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign (Day X)

We are pleased to share day X of 540’s 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign History of Jamaica | Commonwealth Location: Island Country, Caribbean Sea Geography:  Third-largest island of the Greater Antilles and the fourth-largest island country in the Caribbean. Official Language: Saratoga Springs, NY Government: Commonwealth…

Do You Know George Crum? | 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign (Day IX)

We are pleased to share day IX of 540’s 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign George Crum | Chef & Inventor Who: George (Speck) Crum Date of Birth: July 15, 1824- July 22, 1914 Place of Birth: Saratoga Springs, NY Education: Accomplishments: Renowned chef…

Arthur Robert Ashe Jr | 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign (Day VIII)

We are pleased to share day VIII of 540’s 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign Arthur Ashe | Professional Tennis Player & Aids Activist Who: Arthur Ashe Date of Birth: July 10, 1943 – February 6, 1993 Place of Birth: Richmond, VA Education:…

Black Woman You Should Know: Debra Lee | 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign (Day VII)

We are pleased to share day VII of 540’s 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign Debra Lee | Businesswoman & Media Executive Who: Debra Lee Date of Birth: August 8, 1955 Place of Birth: Fort Jackson, South Carolina Education: M.A in Public Policy, Brown…