94% of Americans consider the First Amendment vital.


A Conversation with DeRay Mckesson

Civil rights activist and 2021 Free Expression Award honoree DeRay Mckesson talks about what the First Amendment means to him and how it guides his work.

Recorded Aug. 17, 2020.

First Five Live is a Freedom Forum conversation series featuring activists and influencers sharing stories about how they have exercised the five freedoms of the First Amendment — religion, speech, press, assembly and petition — to ignite change.

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