DeRay McKesson

DeRay McKesson

DeRay McKesson is an activist and organizer. Follow him on Twitter: @deray

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Sunday, August 09, 2015
Ferguson and Beyond: How A New Civil Rights Movement Began – And Won't End
Mike Brown should be alive today. He should be home from his first year at college, visiting friends and enjoying summer as he prepares to return to campus. The movement began one year ago as Brown’s body lay in the street of Canfield Drive here in Ferguson , Missouri, for four and a half hours. It...
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Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Washington Needs to Tell the Truth about Police Violence
There have only been 9 days this year when the police have not killed somebody. Some news outlets put the number as high as 500 dead in the past six months, according to both The Guardian and Killed by the Police.Net. The Washington Post’ s own investigation showed nearly 400 dead as of the end of...
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