Black Woman You Should Know: Dr. Gladys West | 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign (Day V)

We are pleased to share day V of 540’s 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign Dr. Gladys West | Inventor of GPS Technology Who: Dr. Gladys West Date of Birth: 1931 Place of Birth: Dinwiddle County Virginia Education: PhD, Virginia Tech In 1956 Dr. West began to work at Naval Surface Warfare CenterContinue reading “Black Woman You Should Know: Dr. Gladys West | 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign (Day V)”

Black History Didn’t Begin With Slavery | 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign (Day IV)

We are pleased to share day IV of 540’s 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign Black History Didn’t Begin With Slavery It’s the first full week of Black History Month and almost certainly classroom teachers around the nation are almost certainly talking about the Dr. Martin Luther King, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, andContinue reading “Black History Didn’t Begin With Slavery | 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign (Day IV)”

A Second Middle Passage | 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign (Day III)

We are pleased to share day III of 540’s 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign What Was the Second Middle Passage? The brutally cruel and disruptive phase of the slave trad trade, that abducted and brutally forced about 388,000 Africans directly to the United States is known as “the Middle Passage. Video | The Middle PassageContinue reading “A Second Middle Passage | 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign (Day III)”

Understanding The African Diaspora | 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign (Day II)

We are pleased to share day II of 540’s 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign Understanding The African Diaspora African Diaspora is the term commonly used to describe the mass dispersion of peoples from Africa during the Transatlantic Slave Trades, from the 1500s to the 1800s. This Diaspora took millions of people fromContinue reading “Understanding The African Diaspora | 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign (Day II)”

Kristina Kaiser Yards Director Spotlight| 540 at The Yards Launch Party

The most exciting part of 540 at The Yards is getting to know and collaborate with Kristina Kaiser; Director and Owner of The Yards Collective.  Check out our interview with Kristina as she shares about the history of The Yards and how she came to be involved in its evolution.  Join us Sunday February 3Continue reading “Kristina Kaiser Yards Director Spotlight| 540 at The Yards Launch Party”