From:   shaista husain <>
Sent time:   Friday, October 07, 2011 2:11:49 PM
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] Proposal: Non-White Media Day

Yes we have 'black history month" etc one token motherfucking month

out of the whole year, our liberals have honored us with, but those of

us who are black, are black every day of the year, and our main goal

is to stay black, and die black.

NO liberal one day bogus sensitivity days. ok.

WE need to be multicultural every day.


On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 4:08 PM, shaista husain <> wrote:

> Micah, we are not trying to silence our white comrades, they don't

> need to tell the media to talk to someone black--its nice if they do,

> but that is not necessary--the official mainstream media just

> automatically goes to white people first, because they take whiteness

> as the dominant narrative. White people can talk blackness

> themselves--this is tactics of subversion. This is the point--white

> people are capable of speaking in solidarity with people of color and

> expressing their multiculturalism--just like black people and

> immigrants assimilate here in the US, white people can also assimilate

> blackness, global justice, multiculturalism... as they are doing on

> the ground day to day in this movement. We need to put

> multiculturalism on the top of our media strategy no matter who

> speaks. And also, allow the true factual diversity--impossible to

> ignore--- to come to the i support your efforts!


> On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 3:57 PM, Micah White <> wrote:

>> Proposal: We pick one day in which everyone who speaks to the media at #OWS

>> is not white. If the media try to talk to you, and you're white - then you

>> tell them to talk to someone who is not white. Flood the world with images

>> and words of non-white members of #OWS.


>> Then we have one day where everyone is a woman, or one day where everyone is

>> over 40 years old.