DeRay Mckesson

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Birthday
9, 1985
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
9, 1985 (age 33)
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD

About

Civil rights activist who is a member of the Black Lives Matter movement. He has been known for using his social media to protest the events in Ferguson and Baltimore.  

Before Fame

He worked for the Chairman of Youth As Resources as a teenager. He was appointed interim chief human of Baltimore city schools in 2016. 

Trivia

He ran for mayor of Baltimore in the 2016 election. He finished with 2.6% of the Democratic vote. 

Family Life

His father is Calvin McKesson. 

Associated With

He and activist Johnetta Elzie co-edit the Ferguson protest newsletter This Is the Movement.