DeRay McKesson's entering Baltimore's mayoral race is as much a part of the movement for Black lives as those taking to the streets in Ferguson, Baltimore and elsewhere.
For most of human history, life-saving drugs were a public good. Now they're only good for shareholders. It's time to reestablish medicines as a public good.
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Manissa McCleave Maharawal is in the anthropology department of the CUNY Graduate Center. Manissa has recently organized with the People of Color Caucus, Occupy Wall Street and the Free University.