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    DeRay Mckesson

    Activist, Organizer & Educator

    DeRay Mckesson is a protestor dedicated to ending police and state violence. He documents the events of the movement via Twitter, is a member of the Campaign Zero Planning Team and is the founder and co-editor of the Ferguson Protestor Newsletter. A Teach For America alum, he taught sixth grade math in NYC, worked for the Harlem Children’s Zone and The New Teacher Project, opened an academic enrichment center in West Baltimore, and worked in the Baltimore City Public Schools and Minneapolis Public Schools leading systemic human capital change.

    Past Events

    Tuesday, Oct 13 2015

    4 PM

    The poverty rate for black Americans remains three times higher than that for white Americans. The past 50 years have represented an unprecedented... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Venue SIX10

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