Kwame Rose got attention on national TV when he confronted Geraldo during the 2015 unrest. This week, NBC News has an in-depth profile of the activist. 

The Changemakers profile talks about how Rose was a debate champion in high school. Now, he has a clothing line, raps and works for youth and the homeless. That’s in addition to the activism that propelled him into the spotlight after Freddie Gray’s death.

“I’m inspired and energized to fight for Black liberation and overall, make the world better,” he says. “I’m not interested in respectability politics or being part of the establishment. I want institutional change,” he tells NBC.

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Stephen Babcock

Stephen Babcock is the editor of Baltimore and an editor-at-large of Baltimore Fishbowl.