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DeRay Mckesson

DeRay Mckesson is an American civil rights activist, podcaster, and former school administrator. He currently hosts the Crooked Media podcast Pod Save the People.
Recent episodes featuring DeRay Mckesson
Brittany Got Married!
Pod Save the People
Deray, Brittany, Clint, and Sam discuss the effect of incarcerated family members on children, the transgender Supreme Court battle, Baltimore's mass sweep of illegal convictions, and the trap-release-trap process of avoiding medical bills for inmates. DeRay talks to Ashlee Marie Preston about Trans-representation and what the media is doing wrong across the board. Hustle; wherever you get your podcasts
Get Grounded in Yourself (with Krista Tippett)
Pod Save the People
DeRay talks to Krista Tippett about the On Being Project that explores spiritual equity and the art of living. The News Crew will be back together next and use DERAY100 at with code PSTThe 57 Bus by Dashka Slater is available wherever books are sold.
Most Solutions Are Simple, But Not Small
Pod Save the People
DeRay, Brittany, Clint and Sam discuss the racial disparity in student debt, remaking the charity system, mandatory minimums hiding police misconduct, and Trump cutting 500,000 student lunches for cruelty's sake. DeRay talks to residents and corrections officers at the Young Men Emerging unit in the D.C. Department of Corrections about policing.
Come Out of the Shadows
Pod Save the People
DeRay, Brittany, Clint and Sam discuss D.C. statehood, Baltimore's refusal to internally review their police department, a recently unearthed secret plan to circumvent Brown vs. Board of Education in Texas, and why South Dakota (of all places) leads the nation in jail admissions. Stephanie Wittels Wachs, host of the new podcast, "Last Day," and co-founder of Lemonada Media, and Ithaca's Mayor Svante Myrick, join DeRay to talk about America's opioid crisis., promo code PEOPLEThe 57 Bus, Wherever books are sold
Everyday Is the Right Day to Tell the Truth
Pod Save the People
DeRay, Brittany, Clint and Sam discuss Felicity Huffman, LA's draconian proposal for anti-homeless measures, California's public prison ban, the complicated history of sugar in America, and post-incarceration finances. Paul Tough, author of "The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us" joins DeRay to discuss the broken collegiate system.
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Jul 9th, 1985
Wakonda, SD, USA
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Podcast Count
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6 days, 20 hours