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morethanisms | radio.

morethanisms radio is a weekly radio show (Friday 2 PM WXIR 100.9 FM) discussing Rochester based social issues affecting persons of color, women, and other disenfranchised minorities from a milennial perspectives hosted by Calvin Eaton, Founding Director of 540WMain, Inc. | Listen to archived episodes here 

morethanisms extra! | podcast

morethanisms digs deep and unpacks social and cultural issues that impact black and non-black millennials of color. Created and hosted by Calvin Eaton, Founding Director of 540WMain, Inc.
Season II
In this Season II premiere, host Calvin discusses specific action you and your organization can take to be more intentional and thoughtful in bringing diverse voices to your decision making and planning tables.
This is the booklist for those looking to center black authors and how to be more inclusive in your every day way of being this episode is for you.
In this episode host Calvin Eaton provides insight on the challenges and internal burden and anxiety that working as a antiracism consultant sometimes elicits. Institutions that are not committed to true transformative change are doing more harm than they could ever know.
In this episode Calvin breaks down the timeline of events that ensued after the unceremonious firing of former Chief Diversity Officer Dr. Cephus Archie and what the college needs to do to repair the harm done and hold its President Dr. Heidi Macpherson accountable for maintaining white supremacist status quo under her tenure.
How can we practice self care, sanity and grace for ourselves and others as we tackle the disruption of COID-19 pandemic?
Fighting For Our Rights During COVID-19 w/ 
With COVID-19 forcing everyone to work from home those of us in the disability community are noticing accommodations at a scale that was never provided to those in the disability community. Marisa Zeppieri Founder of joins Calvin to unpack what this means and how employers and our culture at large can keep this same energy for all employees long after the dust of the pandemic settles.
Season I

Welcome to Morethanisms Extra!
In this episode Calvin is joined by Twittervist and writer Chris Thompson to discuss the most black and brown topics of the final week of June 2019. So black so brown.

Black and Brown
In this episode Calvin is joined by Twittervist and writer Chris Thompson to discuss the most black and brown topics of the final week of June 2019. So black so brown.

Defacto Segregation
Why are our schools more segregated now than they were in the 1950s? Calvin dissects and calls out the obvious elephant in the room that white people rarely want to call out head on.

Not Our Fourth of July
In this episode Calvin is joined by cohosts Jessika Whitehouse and Chris Thompson and together they drag yt supremacy culture, national and local hot topics, the Fourth of July, and unpack the trash #notourariel movement after Disney hires Hallie Bailey to play Ariel in the live action remake of The Little Mermaid.

Hot Racist Summer w/Chris Thomson
Chris Thompson joins Calvin for a real recap and reading of this summer’s most racist and cringeworthy moments. Follow Chris on 540Blog as well as twitter and Instagram at chronsofnon

Progress Shines Through The Cracks…
In this episode Calvin sits down with cohost Laura Andino for the first time and they dish on the challenges faced by the latinx community and how we are all connected in this life of change.

Artwashing on The Loop: …
What is artwashing and how do corporations, developers, and city leaders work in tandem to exploit artists and art to displace, and gentrify divested neighborhoods? This episode unpacks the intersection of art, cultural erasure and gentrification with Rochester, NY art activist and organizer Ray Ray Mitrano.

Fibromyalgia & The Fear of Missing Out…
In this episode we unpack the cultural construct of FOMO (fear of missing out) how you can be more mindful and less anxious about the inability to be everywhere and how those living with fibromyalgia and related chronic illnesses have to learn how to let go of the guilt that comes with missing out on life to manage the illness in order to embrace a new normal.

How Are You Supporting Local?
Did you know that 48% of every purchase at a local independent business is recirculated locally compared to 14% of purchases at chain stores? In this mini episode we talk about the importance of supporting local businesses and the interconnectedness of sustainability, justice, and shopping local. When making a new purchase always ask yourself how can I support a local business with my purchase?

Rochester City School District Board Lays Off Teachers Days Before Christmas
Morethanisms Extra Host Calvin Eaton sits down with Stevie Vargas Community Organizer (Citizen Action) and unpacks the systemic and institutional challenges that have plagued Rochester City School District for decades and lead the district to vote to layoff teachers in an effort to close a budget deficit of more than $30 million dollars days before Christmas Day 2020.

Living With Fibromyalgia Without Morphine
In this episode Calvin shares his experience (and reasons for) phasing morphine and cymbalta from his management of fibromyalgia and the benefits he has experienced in the transition. To learn more about the Living with Fibromyalgia visit:

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