Deray McKesson

Activist

We The Protesters

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He is a Teach For America alum, having taught 6th grade math in NYC. He has been documenting the events of the movement 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 and Minneapolis Public Schools leading systemic human capital change.