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this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; Rising Tide , the annual bloggers' "conference on the history of New Orleans," will feature a keynote speech by civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson when it holds its 10th session Aug. 29 at Xavier University.** Mckesson is a prolific tweeter ...

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DeRay Mckesson to deliver keynote speech at Rising Tide X



Rising Tide
, the annual bloggers' "conference on the history of New Orleans," will feature a keynote speech by civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson when it holds its 10th session Aug. 29 at Xavier University.**

Mckesson is a prolific tweeter and member of We The Protesters, which has had a presence at civil rights demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, Charleston, South Carolina and Baltimore.*

In a statement, Rising Tide organizer Mark Moseley wrote, "Part of Rising Tide's mission is to use technology to transform advocacy into action. No one has done that better over the past year than DeRay McKesson.?
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