What to Expect When Expecting (a Contentious Election) by Chris Thompson

What to Expect When Expecting (a Contentious Election) 2020 is the year that is lasting a decade. So it is only fitting that 2020, a year mired in a global pandemic, the exposure of the lethal flaws in our economy and health system, and a summer of unrest over years-long racial injustice, we have a presidential electionContinue reading “What to Expect When Expecting (a Contentious Election) by Chris Thompson”

Goya Away! Boycotting Brands Is a First Amendment Right by Chris Thompson

Goya Away! Boycotting Brands Is a First Amendment Right A few weeks ago when I saw the hashtag #GoyAway trending, I thought that perhaps this was a new action by my Jewish family to rightfully ask gentiles to leave them alone for a minute. Because let’s be honest: gentiles have been bothering the Chosen PeopleContinue reading “Goya Away! Boycotting Brands Is a First Amendment Right by Chris Thompson”

All Black Lives Matter, Not Just Men’s by Chris Thompson

All Black Lives Matter, Not Just Men’s Monika Diamond was killed in Charlotte, North Carolina on March 18.  I don’t remember where I first heard the phrase, “Black men are the white people of Black people”, but the truth of it couldn’t be more exemplified when rapper and celebrity Joe Budden tweeted out “Black Trans Lives Matter”. IContinue reading “All Black Lives Matter, Not Just Men’s by Chris Thompson”

Abolish the (Tone) Police by Chris Thompson

Abolish the (Tone) Police  May and June have seen a surge in support of the #BlackLivesMatter movement in the wake of the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and most famously George Floyd. People are fed up. Systematic Racism, America’s original sin and most persistent disease, claimed too many lives to count. EvenContinue reading “Abolish the (Tone) Police by Chris Thompson”

Jose Peo’s Racist Rant About Black Folks is the Abysmal Status Quo by Chris Thompson

During these uncertain times a 540Monthly Membership ensures that 540WMain is able to create multi-media content, classes, and educational programming rooted in and taught from a social justice and anti-racism perspective. If you love 540WMain consider becoming a 540Monthly member for a little as $3/month.  Jose Peo’s Racist Rant About Black Folks is the AbysmalContinue reading “Jose Peo’s Racist Rant About Black Folks is the Abysmal Status Quo by Chris Thompson”