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DeRay McKesson Black Lives Matter Activist & Host, Pod Save the People Photo Credit: CAA

“Brian Tart, President, and Publisher of Viking says; “DeRay McKesson is the voice of a new generation, leading the charge in the fight against racism and injustice today,”

And that voice will sound off Mckesson’s upcoming book with Viking. On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope by DeRay McKesson.

DeRay McKesson, host of the weekly podcast Pod Save the People, is a civil rights activist, and an early member of the Black Lives Matter movement who came to national prominence during Ferguson Missouri’s political uprising in the aftermath of the public execution of Michael Brown (August 9, 2014).

A Viking news release mentions Georgia Bodnar, Associate Editor and Wendy Wolf, Vice President, Associate Publisher and Editorial Director acquired North American rights, audio and first serial from Creative Artists Agency (CAA).

On the Other Side of Freedom is slated for publication September 4, 2018

Mel

Jet setting, globetrotting yet landlocked, seafaring, book peddling, recovering broadcast journalist wordsmith who dreams vividly and commits it to white space.