Activist DeRay McKesson has filed a lawsuit against FOX News and host Jeanine Pirro for defamation. McKesson says a segment held by Pirro named him as the ringleader of Baton Rouge protest and egged on violence against police officers.
A lawsuit launched against Black Lives Matter by a police officer in Baton Rouge injured in a 2016 protest for Alton Sterling had his case thrown out.
Deray Mckesson found himself an unwilling target of Twitter slander after a trailer for the upcoming War For The Planet Of The Apes surfaced online. Twitter users pointed out a blue vest-wearing ape in the clip and compared the character to the activist, inviting a boatload of comments including some commentary from Deray himself.
Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson has endorsed Hillary Clinton for President of the United States. In an op-ed for The Washington Post, the who came to fame protesting in Ferguson laid out why he’s with her.
Deray McKesson has become one of the prominent figures connected to the Black Lives Matter movement and continues to thrust himself out in front to support the group’s cause. McKesson, who was arrested last month in Baton Rouge, La., has filed a lawsuit against the city over the mass arrests that took place during protests […]
Famed Black Lives Matter activist Deray McKesson was arrested last night in Baton Rouge while protesting the shooting death of Alton Sterling. As details came in, Twitter got in formation to basically protect Deray at all costs with a #FreeDeray hashtag.
Deray McKesson is running for mayor of Baltimore. In his debut campaign ad, the Black Lives Matter activist’s father, Calvin McKesson, who proudly proclaims he is a recovering addict over 20 years clean, explains why his son is the best person for the job.
Deray McKesson has always done more than let his Twitter fingers do all the talking. On Wednesday (Feb. 3), the Black Lives Matter activist announced that he is entering the race for mayor of Baltimore.
Macklemore‘s new song, “White Privilege II” talking—along with Iggy Azalea feeling a ways—and that’s the point. Black Lives Matter activist Deray McKesson reached out the Seattle rapper for further clarity about the intentions behind the song.