So much has been said and written in these past few months about the lack of diversity at the OCCUPY protests.

Well, videos like this one tell a very different story. 

Check out this fascinating series of interviews with Black Occupy Wall Street participants, courtesy of The Root.


“Filmmaker Obatala Mawusi said that the days he spent documenting the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York City were “eye-opening.” In particular, the diversity he saw among the protesters belied the images of the movement in mainstream media. In early October 2011, Mawusi spoke to some of the black participants about why the Occupy Wall Street movement attracted them.”