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”

What Black History Month Means to Me | Blog Post by Calvin Eaton (Day I)

I am pleased to announce 540’s 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign What Black History Month Means to Me | by Calvin Eaton Every year on February 1st social media, corporations, classrooms, libraries, and other facets of our culture pull out obligatory quotes and images from Dr, Martin Luther King Jr. , RosaContinue reading “What Black History Month Means to Me | Blog Post by Calvin Eaton (Day I)”

540, Inc Announces 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign

We are pleased to announce 540’s 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign Every day throughout the month of February 540Blog will devote space to sharing Little Known Facts About Black Americans Throughout History. For us every month is Black History Month but we recognize and support the continuous need to take time andContinue reading “540, Inc Announces 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign”