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 University J.D Harvard Law School Accomplishments: Board of Directors of Twitter,Continue reading “Black Woman You Should Know: Debra Lee | 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign (Day VII)”

A Wednesday Word from the Director | Balancing The Busy

Hi Friends, January came in like a lion and brought with it an entire year of drama, foolishness, and mayhem. The month ended on a bitter note; quite literally with a polar vortex that shut down cities across the Midwest and East Coast including Rochester. For me, January always feels super long and super busyContinue reading “A Wednesday Word from the Director | Balancing The Busy”

Black Woman You Should Know: B. Smith | 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign (Day VI)

We are pleased to share day VI of 540’s 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign B. Smith | Lifestyle Guru | Author | Restaurateur Who: B. Smith Date of Birth: August 24, 1949 Place of Birth: Everson, Pennsylvania Accomplishments: First Black model to cover Mademoiselle magazine in 1976 Actress  Restauranteer  Lifestyle Guru and Entrepreneur Former model andContinue reading “Black Woman You Should Know: B. Smith | 2nd Annual Digital Black History Month Education Campaign (Day VI)”

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)”