Civil Rights Activist DeRay McKesson Speaking at ASU Tonight

A Major Voice in the Black Lives Matter Movement

DeRay McKesson is speaking at Arizona State University’s Tempe campus tonight at 6 p.m.

McKesson is the interim Chief Human Capital Officer for Baltimore City Public Schools and a Fellow at the University of Chicago Institute of Politics. He is an educator, civil rights activist, and a leader in the Black Lives Matter movement. He helped launch Campaign Zero, a policy plan for police reform along with other activists including Johnette Elzie, and Brittany Packnett. The event will take place in the campus’ Memorial Union Ventana Ballroom. Doors open at 5 p.m. for ticket holders, and 5:30 for general admission. Tickets are free but seats are limited. ASU encourages registering to claim a spot. If you are an ASU Student, Faculty, or Staff member register on OrgSync, the general public can register on the Eventbrite. The event is hosted by the Undergraduate Student Government, the Black African Coalition, and Rainbow Coalition.

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