Where is the Color in Occupy? Race, Class and Gender in the Occupy Movement
|Kate Khatib, Editor, AK Press|
|Christine Schweidler, Research Director, DataCenter|
|Maria Poblet, Executive Director, Causa Justa :: Just Cause|
|Janée Woods Weber, Program Officer, Everyday Democracy|
When a Canadian magazine, Adbusters, issued the call last summer to Occupy Wall Street, no one could predict the response that would follow. Many have pointed to the lack of race-explicit analysis by the Occupy movement and the domination of white middle class participation. Organizers of color involved with Occupy discuss how race is manifested in their city and how Occupy can lead with a race-explicit analysis.