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By Bruce Dixon:
Why are police across the country arresting and dispersing occupation sites? And why is the Black Misleadership Class, and its black Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed threatened by the occupy movement? Why did Atlanta send copters, hundreds of police, and spend at least $800,000 to breakup Occupy Atlanta? Where will it assemble next? Can homeless Atlanta and Occupy Atlanta work together, and if they can, will Mayor Reed and his friends in the one percent like that even less?
Back in Janaury 2010, I wrote that “the black political elite no longer believes its mission is to fight for peace and justice…