When it comes to using digital tools to organize and push for equitable policy changes, host of Pod Save the People and activist DeRay Mckesson is a leading expert—from using social media as a sound horn from the streets of Ferguson in 2014 to his Mapping Police Violence project, and much more.
David-Michel Davies sat down with Mckesson at Abrons Art Center for a great conversation on his history of activism, creating a data-driven initiative to overhaul the criminal justice system, his mission for Pod Save the People, and much more.
Listen here for a great conversation on all things policy, criminal justice, and activism in the digital age.
“ “What’s the data? How do we make sure that activists sort of own and manage the narrative around the data?””
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