Dr. Joseph N. Jackson | 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign (Day XI)

We are pleased to share day XI of 540’s 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign Dr. Joseph N. Jackson | Inventor Name: Dr. Joseph N. Jackson Date of Birth: Place of Birth: Harvey, “Jefferson Parish”, Louisiana. Education:  Masters in Business Administration from Columbia College PhD Applied Science and Technology from Glendale University in Santa Fe, NM Accomplishments:Continue reading “Dr. Joseph N. Jackson | 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign (Day XI)”

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 a moment to acknowledge my intended audience with this blog post:Continue reading “What Black History Month Means to Me | Guest Blog Post by Kristen Seversky”

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 Governor-General of Jamaica,: Sir Patrick Allen Language: English & Jamaica Patois (primaryContinue reading “History of Jamaica | 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign (Day X)”

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 Inventor of the Potato Chip Started Saratoga Chip Company The sonContinue reading “Do You Know George Crum? | 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign (Day IX)”

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: UCLA Accomplishments: Only African-American man to win Wimbledon and the U.S.Continue reading “Arthur Robert Ashe Jr | 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign (Day VIII)”