The students were very interested in learning about how Mr. McKesson got involved with the BLM matter movement in the first place, and the role he played in bringing a voice to the movement across the country. DeRay answered the students' questions on the movement ranging from comparisons to the Civil Rights movement to how they can be involved at such a young age.
Mr. McKesson also shared with us his ideas on moving our city forward. His innovative ideas on improved policing throughout the city, how to address homelessness, and plans for educational opportunities in Baltimore really piqued our students' interest.
We greatly appreciate the time Mr. McKesson spent with us given his extremely busy schedule. Several other mayoral candidates were also invited to come in and speak to our students but we did not respond.