DeRay McKesson

Black Lives Matter

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Civil rights activist DeRay McKesson is a member of the social justice movement Black Lives Matter. A 2016 candidate for mayor of Baltimore, McKesson is founder of the Ferguson Protestor Newsletter. In 2015, named as one of the “50 World’s Greatest Leaders” by Fortune magazine.

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