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First Five Live: A Conversation with DeRay Mckesson

August 17, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

Free
DeRay Mckesson

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

Mckesson is a noted civil rights activist, educator, podcaster and author of the critically acclaimed “On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope.” He is co-founder of Campaign Zero and host of the award-winning weekly podcast “Pod Save The People”.

In 2015, Mckesson was named one of Fortune magazine’s World’s 50 Greatest Leaders and was awarded the Peter Jennings Award for Civic Leadership. In 2016, President Obama praised Mckesson for his “outstanding work” and he was named one of the 30 Most Influential People on the Internet by Time magazine.

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.

Details

Date:
August 17, 2020
Time:
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dki2f09aIAA

Venue

Zoom

Organizer

Freedom Forum
Phone:
202/292-6100
Email:
info@freedomforum.org
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