Black Activists challenge Progressives in NOLA


Perhaps most of all, the activists were frustrated by a lack of official recognition and scheduled time for a black caucus to meet during the weekend.

“I am not a number. We are not a number,” Ashton P. Woods of Black Lives Matter Houston declared to the conference crowd.

The only folks from New Orleans who were here were working the door. Tabitha Mustafa
Woods described white attendees who had interrupted conversations, ignored him and other black conference goers, and asked rude questions about what black participants were “doing there.

Exactly, the power structure wants to remain the same and POC are often just tokens.