I Don’t Feel Like Performing by Calvin Eaton

it’s all a performance and I don’t feel like performing today The following message was originally sent to students in my Exploring African American Food Culture Through Food: 1619 to Present at St. John Fisher College. It encapsulates my overall feelings over the past few days. Hello Students, I am┬ásending this note as I grappleContinue reading “I Don’t Feel Like Performing by Calvin Eaton”

Top 10 Books I Read in 2018 by Calvin Eaton

Top 10 Books I Read in 2018 | by Calvin Eaton Those who know me well know that I love reading. It is a pastime that I’ve enjoyed since before middle school and ironically my work now allows me access and the ability to read more than I ever. This year most of my readingContinue reading “Top 10 Books I Read in 2018 by Calvin Eaton”

Gardens Can Help Rebuild Stolen Community Part II by Jake Sell Hicks

So last time we talked; I gave you an overview of Rochester (through my eyes) and how systemic and social forces have divided our city’s citizens and fragmented the efforts of activists to dismantle a system built on oppression and racism. We ended with the question: How can we dismantle capitalism and neoliberalism in ourContinue reading “Gardens Can Help Rebuild Stolen Community Part II by Jake Sell Hicks”

28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Wyatt Tee Walker (18)

We are pleased to spotlight Wyatt Tee Walker in day eighteen of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History Wyatt Tee Walker is the man behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The famous photo of the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in an Alabama jail cell was madeContinue reading “28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Wyatt Tee Walker (18)”

28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Gladys West (17)

We are pleased to spotlight Gladys West in day seventeen of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History Gladys West’s worked at the US Navy played a pivotal role in creating GPS technology. After graduating from Virginia State University on a full academic scholarship, West began working as aContinue reading “28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Gladys West (17)”