DeRay Mckesson

Activism at the Intersection of Race, Gender and Sexual Identity

DeRay Mckesson

Talk: Activism at the Intersection of Race, Gender and Sexual Identity

As part of Google’s Pride celebrations, the Gayglers and the Black Googlers Network present a conversation with DeRay Mckesson. DeRay is a protester, dedicated to ending police and state violence, notably through Campaign Zero and as a civil rights activist, both at the local and national level. 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 and Minneapolis Public Schools, is leading systemic human capital change. DeRay was recently named as one of the 50 World's Greatest Leaders by Fortune Magazine and as one of the 30 Most Influential People On The Internet by Time Magazine. "

Deray Mckesson

DeRay Mckesson is a civil rights activist, educator, and politician. Mckesson is a member of the Black Lives Matter movement. Mckesson has also written for The Huffington Post and The Guardian. Along with Johnetta Elzie, Brittany Packnett, and Samuel Sinyangwe, Mckesson launched Campaign Zero, a policy platform to end police violence.