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DeRay Mckesson

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DeRay McKesson of Black Lives Matter

MIP Make It Plain with Mark Thompson

DeRay McKesson is an activist, organizer, former teacher, podcast host (Pod Save the People) and leading voice in the Black Lives Matter movement. In today’s episode, DeRay hits us with the data on police murdering civilians, and helps us understand what is actually collected and tracked--and, perhaps more importantly, what isn’t. DeRay also draws an undeniable connection between police and prison reform, explaining how it’s a disservice to discuss the former without the latter.*Producer's Note: this conversation was recorded in March 2020Photo Credit: www.deray.comExecutive Producer: Adell ColemanProducer: Brittany TempleDistributor: DCP EntertainmentFor additional content: makeitplain.com


11 Jun 2021

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Police Reform with DeRay McKesson

Samantha & Walker Talk Politics

This week, we’ve invited two inspiring activists on the forefront of the push for Police Reform, for a two-part special. In Part One, we’ll talk with DeRay McKesson and then in Part Two, we’ll sit down with Arthur Rizer. In this episode Deray McKesson explains and helps us understand what kinds of police reform are impactful and how the movement can gain momentum. Walker and I both learned a tremendous amount from this conversation, and that's why we are so excited to share it with our listeners. DeRay McKesson is a leader in the BlackLivesMatter movement, a co-founder of CampaignZero -- a leading police reform advocacy group, and a host of the podcast Pod Save the People.  He helped organize the 2014 protests in Ferguson, Missouri, later winning recognition from Forbes Magazine as One of the World’s Greatest Leaders in 2015 and from Time Magazine as One of the 30 Most Influential People on the Internet, in 2015.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


14 May 2021

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NFL Draft Predictions With Peter Schrager and Police Reform 2021 With DeRay Mckesson

The Bill Simmons Podcast

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Fox and NFL Network's Peter Schrager to discuss the upcoming NFL draft including what the 49ers will do with the third overall pick, rumors of quarterback Justin Fields sliding, the Bengals choosing between a top wide receiver and a (possibly) generational offensive lineman, trying to get a read on the Patriots, NFL draft prop bets, and more (3:30). Then Bill talks with civil rights activist and podcaster DeRay Mckesson about continuing the fight for police reform in the United States. They discuss the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, police departments that have reformed their policies with the 8 Can't Wait campaign, some of the challenges to reforming police policy, informative statistics, and more (1:01:15). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 35mins

28 Apr 2021

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Mr. Vest Is In the Building (Feat: Deray McKesson)

Gettin' Grown

Join Jade and Keia in welcoming long-time friend-to-the-show, Deray McKesson to the Kitchen Table to discuss activism, police killings, and some of the small things that we can do to make a difference and effect change locally and nationally. https://www.joincampaignzero.org/ https://crooked.com/podcast-series/pod-save-the-people/ https://www.instagram.com/iamderay/?hl=enShout Out: https://www.carolsdaughter.com/about-us/about-the-brand/love-delivered.htmlSupport the Show: Cricket Wireless can help you make the easy switch to the mobile plan that’s right for you, starting at $30/month. Smile and switch to Cricket. See store for details. Sesh is mental health care made easy. Each new user receives a free two-week trial, just go to https://www.SeshTherapy.com today or download the Sesh app in the app store today.Chime is an award-winning app & debit card with no hidden fees or monthly minimums. Join the millions on Chime. Signup takes two minutes, and doesn’t affect your credit score! Apply now at https://www.chime.com/GG.https://gettingrown.co/Email: GettinGrownPodcast@gmail.comTwitter: @GettinGrownPodIG: @GettinGrownPodFacebook: www.Facebook.com/GettinGrownPodcast

1hr 40mins

20 Apr 2021

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Civil Rights 2.0 A Conversation with DeRay Mckesson

Blazing Trails

2020 was a year of dramatic change – social, economic, cultural. So what did we learn? And what can we take with us into 2021 and beyond? Joining the podcast is civil rights activist, co-founder of Campaign Zero, and host of the award-winning “Pod Save the People,” DeRay Mckesson. DeRay sits down with Salesforce Senior Managing Director Lola Banjo to discuss how he got started in activism, what it takes to bring about lasting change, and what you can do locally in your community to be an ally. In his words:“What I've learned in the social justice space over the years is that there is infinitely more work done on the problems than the solutions… I don't need another speech. I don't need a march. I don't need a workshop. I don't need a movie. I got it. The question becomes, what do we do? How do we do it? And I think that is messy work.”


24 Feb 2021

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Ricky Day with Deray McKesson on growing up in Baltimore, community organizing, and life after policing as we know it

Nothing To Lose But Yourself

In today’s episode I chat with community organizer and civil rights activist, Deray McKesson. We chat about growing up in Baltimore, what it means to be a community organizer, life after policing as we know it, patriarchy, whiteness, antiblackness, and most importantly the power of people just showing up and standing up for what’s right and our collective responsibility to build the kind of world that we all want to live in. Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=NE26H44XSPXPG)


22 Feb 2021

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DeRay Mckesson - Policing is the Laziest Response

The Tight Rope

This week, civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson steps onto “The Tight Rope” with Dr. Cornel West and professor Tricia Rose to talk policing and pedagogy. DeRay highlights some alarming statistics about police violence, which continued unabated in 2020 despite nationwide protests and the outcry of a multicultural coalition of concerned citizens. Recounting his years as a teacher, DeRay also connects his pedagogical practice to his calling as an activist. Become a member of our Patreon family for BTS access and more exclusive content! You can join at https://www.patreon.com/thetightropepod​ Full video versions at https://youtube.com/therealnews​ Previous episodes at https://youtube.com/thetightropepod​  Twitter: @deray https://twitter.com/deray​IG: @iamderay https://www.instagram.com/iamderay/​ https://www.deray.com​Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thetightropepod​Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thetightrop...​Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thetightropepod​Help us continue producing radically independent news and in-depth analysis by following us and making a small donation: Donate: https://therealnews.com/donate-yt​Sign up for our newsletter: hhttps://therealnews.com/sign-up-yt​Like us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/therealnews​ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/therealnews Credits: Creator/EP: Jeremy Berry EP/Host: Cornel West EP/Host: Tricia Rose Producers: Allie Hembrough, Ceyanna Dent Beats x Butter (IG: @Butter_Records) #TheTightRope​, #CornelWest​, #TriciaRose​, #SpkerBoxMedia​

1hr 12mins

4 Feb 2021

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Ep. 98: Real Revolutionary Education ft. DeRay McKesson

8 Black Hands

The fellas kick it with DeRay McKesson (@deray) to discuss revolutionary education in the classroom. Looking forward to fruitful discussion.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/8-black-hands-podcast/message

1hr 19mins

18 Jan 2021

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The NBA Makes History and Discussions With DeRay Mckesson, Chris Mannix, and Chiney Ogwumike

The Bill Simmons Podcast

The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by civil rights activist and podcaster DeRay Mckesson to discuss the great strides made by Campaign Zero in police reform, the NBA players’ decision to pause the playoffs in wake of the shooting of Jacob Blake, how NBA teams could make the greatest impact in their own cities, and more (5:50). Then Bill talks with Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated and DAZN about journalism and media rules in the NBA bubble, Wednesday's meeting with NBA players and coaches, and more (34:20). Finally, Bill talks with L.A. Sparks forward and ESPN radio host Chiney Ogwumike about key subplots as we approach the WNBA playoffs, some heartwarming Kobe Bryant stories, the Clippers' new stadium in Inglewood, the challenges of hosting a live radio/TV show, and more (1:06:25). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 50mins

28 Aug 2020

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DeRay Mckesson - Social Activism

Charm City Dreamers

DeRay is an American civil rights activist, podcaster, and former school administrator. An early supporter of the Black Lives Matter movement, he has been active in the protests in Ferguson and Baltimore. Mckesson launched Campaign Zero, a policy platform to end police violence, and hosts of Pod Save The People. In this episode we focus specifically on police violence and mass incarceration.


8 Aug 2020