|From:||shaista husain <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Sent time:||Friday, October 07, 2011 2:14:17 PM|
|Subject:||Re: [september17discuss] Proposal: Non-White Media Day|
We need a permanent multicultural media strategy, long term, day in
and day out reflecting our city's most beautiful asset, our global
On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 4:11 PM, shaista husain <email@example.com> wrote:
> 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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 fore...so i support your efforts!
>> On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 3:57 PM, Micah White <email@example.com> 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.
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