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The resources on this page were collected between October 2011 and March 2012 in conjunction with CSWAC's blog series on Occupy Wall Street and White Privilege. Some resources are links to other web sites and blogs, and some are PDF files that were circulated by email during that time period.

SOME OCCUPY RESOURCES for WHITE ANTI-RACIST ALLIES

Resources produced by white allies in local occupations

 

Detroit

White Privilege – Terms and Resources
Prepared for the Occupy Detroit Sensitivity and Racial Inclusion Workgroup

 

Detroit

Racism Divides the 99%
Tips for White People to Challenge Racism at Occupy Detroit
Based on the work by Occupy Seattle & Joel Olsen’s Whiteness & the 99%

 

New York - Wall Street

An Open Letter From Two White Men to #OCCUPYWALLSTREET

 

New York - Wall Street

Anti-Racism Allies OWS Group – Points of Unity

 

New York - Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street and white privilege (4-part series)

 

New York - Wall Street

Talking About Racism Is Too Divisive?

 

New York - Wall Street

Whose Occupy?

 

Philadelphia

To Occupy Activists With Race/Class Privilege Planning to Occupy Abandoned Buildings/Vacant Lots in Residential Neighborhoods

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Phoenix

What Does Healing Look Like?
To all the white people talking about unity in the Occupy movement

 

Seattle

Tips for White People to Challenge Racism at Occupy Seattle

 

 

 

Produced by white allies for the Occupy movement at large

 

Occupy Opportunities for Collective Liberation - Catalyst Project’s Anti-Racist Organizing Strategy

 

Whiteness and the 99%, by Joel Olson

 

Occupation: Liberation—
Building Sustainable Resistance Movements
Reflections by the anti-imperialist collective Resistance in Brooklyn (RnB)

 

We are the 99%

 

We are the 99% (Spanish)

 

5 Tips for White Allies in the Occupy Movement

 

 

 

Other Occupy-themed resource collections

 

CATALYST PROJECT-OCCUPY RESOURCE CENTER

 

Catalyzing Liberation Toolkit: Anti-Racist Organizing to Build the 99% Movement

 

Showing Up for Racial Justice - Occupy Resources

 

 

 

General resources for white allies

 

Guidelines for Being Strong White Allies

 

Tools for White Guys who are Working for Social Change … and other people socialized in a society based on domination

 

Lessons From The Single-Payer State

An example of effective multiracial anti-racist organizing

 

 

 

Critical views regarding people of color and the Occupy movement

 

Dear OWS: Welcome to Our World
Police brutality experienced by the movement is nothing new in the black community

 

How Occupy Wall Street Co-Opted The Million Hoodie March

 

Occupying Process, Processing Occupy: Spokes Council Musings by One POC

 

Private Danny Chen, and why I will never again reach out to OWS about something that matters to me

 

Making Room for Racial Justice in the People Power Exploding Around Us

 

Seven Occupy Wall Street Racial Justice Roadblocks

 

Brown Power at Occupy Wall Street! 9/29/11

 

SO REAL IT HURTS: Notes on Occupy Wall Street

 

Occupy Wall Street's Race Problem

 

Black History Month--do or Die? Wall Street and American Slavery, Then and Now

 

Occupiers Have to Convince the Other 99 Percent
The occupation movement’s greatest challenge will be overcoming the deep distrust of white liberals by the poor and the working class, especially people of color.

 

 

 

Critical views by people of color:
Recent history, now being repeated

 

(2000)

Where Was the Color in Seattle? Looking for reasons why the Great Battle was so white

 

(2003)

An Open Letter To Activists Concerning Racism In The Anti-War Movement


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