There Is Diversity at Occupy Wall Street

In this video, black Occupy Wall Street participants talk about why they joined the movement.

Obatala Mawusi

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.