By EMILY GREEN and NETTY JOHNSON, Street Roots, Portland
Four years ago, DeRay Mckesson was virtually unknown.
When he watched the protests that followed the 2014 police shooting of Michael Brown on television, he was working as the human resources director at Minneapolis Public Schools.
He thought the least he could do was drive down to Ferguson, Missouri, for the weekend, but soon after he decided to take a leave of absence from work to organize with protesters full time. ...