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DeRay Mckesson: The Case for Hope

Digital Season | Recorded at Antidote 2019

Time: Friday, 19th June 8pm AEST
Genre: Talks & Ideas

On Demand from: 19th June
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“Hope is the belief that our tomorrows can be better than our todays. Hope is not magic; hope is work.” – DeRay Mckesson

In the face of violence and racism, how do we keep believing in change? A leader in the Black Lives Matter movement, co-founder of the Campaign Zero police reform campaign and host of podcast Pod Save the People, Mckesson places the idea of shared hope for a better future at the core of his activism. 

Join DeRay Mckesson as he encourages us to take responsibility for imagining, then building, the world we want to live in.

In conversation with Faustina Agolley. 

More reading: Cheat sheet: Get to know American civil rights activist, podcaster and former educator DeRay Mckesson.

More listening: It's a Long Story podcast with Tamika Mallory, civil rights activist and one of the leading organisers of the 2017 Women's March. 

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