Kevin Alvarez has been an early participant at OWS, and explains the ways in which people of color have been marginalized, and why they should take part in the movement and take over leadership roles:
“The disparity in the number of members/participants/citizens/activists of color that are taking part compared to the number of white people (esp. males). Now, I expect a “why do you have to make it about race?” response, because that is typical when someone’s privilege is confronted, but I want this to be constructive.”
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