I have activist DeRay Mckesson on the podcast this episode. He talks about his work in journaling protests all across the US as well as police brutality, race, police corruption, the use of force policy, the current focus of protesters and ways that average citizens can participate in making our society a better and safer place.
You can follow DeRay via Twitter @deray
About DeRay McKesson
DeRay McKesson is is the former Senior Director of Human Capital with Minneapolis Public Schools and is a Teach For America alum, having taught 6th grade math in NYC. He has been documenting the events of Ferguson via Twitter and is the Founder and Co-Editor of the Ferguson Protestor Newsletter. He is an activist, organizer, and educator focusing primarily on issues impacting children, youth, and families. He previously worked for the Harlem Children’s Zone and TNTP, opened an academic enrichment center in West Baltimore, and with Baltimore City Public Schools leading systemic human capital change.