Existing While Black at The University of Rochester by Calvin Eaton

Existing While Black at The University of Rochester The University was my first “career” job out of college (PWI; RIT) way back in 2006 and like so many other BIPOC ( Black , Indegenous, People of Color) people. I have stories of overt racism and covert microagressions during my tenure as a staff member ofContinue reading “Existing While Black at The University of Rochester by Calvin Eaton”

Dear White Led Organizations by Calvin Eaton

In the wake of recent #BlackLivesMatter civil unrest, protests, and uprisings 540WMain (like so many other Black led organizations) received a deluge of training, workshop, and consultation requests. The following letter is an edited version of a correspondence I recently shared with one of the white led organizations that reached out to 540WMain. As anContinue reading “Dear White Led Organizations by Calvin Eaton”

White People, What Are You Doing To End Racism by Calvin Eaton

White People, What Are You Doing to End Racism Honestly what are you doing? . . because we are tired… . . . Black people are tired… . . . Indigenous people are tired… . . Mexican people are tired… . . Chinese people are tired… Japanese people, Iranian people, Indian people, Taiwanese people, SouthContinue reading “White People, What Are You Doing To End Racism by Calvin Eaton”

540Blog’s 29 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | #BlackHistoryinAction

A 540Monthly Membership ensures that 540WMain is able to create and curate low cost/high impact educational content and programming rooted in antiracism, arts/culture & humanities, and wellness.  If you love 540WMain consider becoming a 540Monthly Member today. Help 540WMain reach its goal of 100 monthly members. Click here Dear Community, Today marks the final dayContinue reading “540Blog’s 29 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | #BlackHistoryinAction”

In The U.S. Reform After Prison Is Rarely Afforded to Black Americans by Calvin Eaton

A 540Monthly Membership ensures that 540WMain is able to create and curate low cost/high impact educational content and programming rooted in antiracism, arts/culture & humanities, and wellness.  If you love 540WMain consider becoming a 540Monthly Member today. Help 540WMain reach its goal of 100 monthly members. Click here In the U.S. Reform After Prison IsContinue reading “In The U.S. Reform After Prison Is Rarely Afforded to Black Americans by Calvin Eaton”