Black Power and OWS - Page 2

The two movements have it in them to merge, but it's going to take some work

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The good news is we see conversations taking place and folks trying to work it out..

And while OWS deals with building bridges into communities of color, in our own ranks we have the challenge of class divisions. We have folks who are black, and have means, who won't even give lip service to these issues.

But then again, mass movements even during the hey day of Dr. King always had those who spoke out, got in the way and took up space for real change. With spring coming, there's a lot of hope that things will pick up.

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takes on yet another target. OWS has the best chance of success when it is focused and targeted. But sadly, every identity group with a whine jumps on board, and OWS becomes merely a generic whinefest.

Those who predicted that Occupy would fizzle out as soon as winter arrived have, sadly, been proven prescient.

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