|From:||shaista husain <email@example.com>|
|Sent time:||Friday, October 07, 2011 2:17:39 PM|
|Subject:||Re: [september17discuss] Proposal: Non-White Media Day|
So Micah, i am sorry, i don't want to knock or cut you short on your
proposal, and your great idea, i am not against it, but we can do
better, much better, keep it growing...
On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 4:14 PM, shaista husain <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 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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