Deray Mckesson

DERAY MCKESSON is a civil rights activist, community organizer, and the host of Crooked Media's podcast, Pod Save the People. He started his career as an educator and came to prominence for his role in documenting the Ferguson protests and the movement they birthed and for publicly advocating for justice and accountability for the victims of police violence and the end of mass incarceration. He's spoken at venues from the White House to the Oxford Union and universities and appeared on TV shows across the political spectrum. He was named #11 on Fortune World's Greatest Leaders List and Harvard's Black Man of the Year in 2016, among his many other accolades. A leading voice in the Black Lives Matter Movement and the co-founder of Campaign Zero, a policy platform to end police violence, he lives in Baltimore, MD.