Just two days until DeRay Mckesson at MinnPost’s 11th Anniversary Celebration

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Civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson started his career as an educator, including at Minneapolis Public Schools, and came to prominence for his role in documenting the Ferguson protests.

We’re just two days away from MinnPost’s 11th Anniversary Celebration, which will feature a conversation with activist, podcast host and author DeRay Mckesson. In a discussion moderated by MinnPost Editor Andrew Putz, Mckesson will talk about his new book, The Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope, which is part-memoir, part-manifesto on activism and community organizing.

It’s sure to be a compelling evening, full of insights and questions that go beyond what is typically seen in the headlines or on cable news. We can’t think of a better way to celebrate this milestone for MinnPost and the thoughtful journalism our nonprofit newsroom produces.

The event is this Thursday, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Cowles Center in downtown Minneapolis. Tickets are on sale now and include a post-program dessert reception and book signing.

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