We discuss Deray McKesson getting chased out of Ferguson at his own book signing event by an actual Ferguson organizer and protester, Michael Hassell, and how it backs up much of what we’ve said about Deray all along.
Mentioned in this episode:
- Darren Seals’s (RIP) original 2016 Twitter thread accusing Deray and Black Lives Matter or being protest crashers and opportunists https://twitter.com/KingDSeals/status/756072813702762496
- Profile of Darren Seals that came out after he died: https://thecorrespondent.com/5349/meet-darren-seals-then-tell-me-black-death-is-not-a-business/1512965275833-fe73c5b1
- Death of Edward Crawford, the figure in the iconic Ferguson protest photo https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/ferguson-protester-edward-crawford-subject-iconic-photo-found-dead-n755401
- Michael Hassell’s Facebook Live video documenting his crashing of Deray’s event: https://www.facebook.com/city8670/videos/1749923361771582/?hc_ref=ARSnknTaPOeMK389_XirUhRb9Uglnp8N0D8Qh1m0MdeAsYnfRmHOMMJwUr2D2B4mSa4&__xts__=68.ARCz8gR-s-d2FtZG7N-x6YYyiGBgQA-QbzVb4UB4puvpw_ctb8XVlPtM6FBxllL0K07TL9n1EoHMVNL0B_alAuapwAB5dF6YQWfBvz47iMuZzOKivKrimt-tLyFlRNARjjW6zMtlXQ1bZxlOYKMpBfJZFLrjuYlNAJMHdvmRzsrWRI2afp6SA5M&__tn__=FC-R
- Yonasda Hill’s interview with Michael Hassell after the incident asking him why he did it and his relationship with not just Deray but also with the three founders of Black Lives Matter, https://www.facebook.com/city8670/videos/1749923361771582/?hc_ref=ARSnknTaPOeMK389_XirUhRb9Uglnp8N0D8Qh1m0MdeAsYnfRmHOMMJwUr2D2B4mSa4&__xts__=68.ARCz8gR-s-d2FtZG7N-x6YYyiGBgQA-QbzVb4UB4puvpw_ctb8XVlPtM6FBxllL0K07TL9n1EoHMVNL0B_alAuapwAB5dF6YQWfBvz47iMuZzOKivKrimt-tLyFlRNARjjW6zMtlXQ1bZxlOYKMpBfJZFLrjuYlNAJMHdvmRzsrWRI2afp6SA5M&__tn__=FC-R
- Drew Franklin’s first expose article about Deray, Ferguson, and Teach For America http://www.orchestratedpulse.com/2015/10/the-movement-lives-in-ferguson/
- Drew Franklin’s second, even more in-depth and target expose of Deray, “Why DeRay Mckesson’s Baltimore Campaign Looks Like It Comes Right Out of Teach for America’s Playbook” https://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/why-deray-mckessons-plan-baltimores-schools-looks-it-comes-right-out-teach
- Thread by activist Ashley Yates about the shenanigans done by Deray and the Black Lives Matter founders in the past: https://twitter.com/brownblaze/status/1040690422710861824
- Article showing Black Lives Matter press statement where the founders, after getting run out of Ferguson by the original activists, accuse the traumatized community of being “bullies.” http://websterjournal.com/2016/03/03/update-black-lives-matter-event-cancelled-due-to-threats/
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