Keedran Franklin

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Keedran Franklin

Keedran Franklin is a Memphis Tennessee activist.


Keedran Franklin was in Egypt in 2017.[1]


Keedran Franklin October 16, 2017 ·


With Razzan Hazem.

2016 Memphis PSA launch


Join us for the UofM Progressive Student Alliance kick-off meeting this coming Tuesday, September 20th on the UofM Campus. It will be in Clement Hall, Room 213 at 4PM. We are THE organization on campus fighting against racism, gender oppression, and economic injustice. Join us as we unite for our first meeting and discuss the general structure of PSA, our vision, and our campaigns for the semester. The 2016 presidential election season is upon us. The time is ripe to organize, and to DUMP Donald TRUMP!

Invited Paul Morquecho, Annie Bird, Katy Ochoa, Jeshua David, Rickie Aimee, Lucas Olsen, Mia Jordan, Jonathan Capriel, Chase Baltz, Matthew Brown, Sydney Melissa, Jroc Jarvis, Josh Adams, Leslie Monique Wellman, Carly Christensen, Keedran Franklin, Allison Escobar, Kayla Marie Thomas, Jayanni Elizabeth, Ellen Uhlmann, Tailer Ransom, Lizzie Dean, Dai Williams, Wesley Morgan Paraham, Tamam Arafat, Cali Baer, Brandon C J Shaw, Charlotte Watson, Anna CP, Chrissy Green, Mike Butler, Thomas Wayne Walker, Tom Smith, Dana Asbury, Jeffrey Lichtenstein.

Interested Carolyn Snowden Mallett, Reid Russom, Sam Cruze, Jessica Ann Buttermore, Sarah Kathryn Marshall

Attended Heather Gallandat, Lindsey Smith, Lang Ston, Ant Stone

Revolutionary Strategies to Beat the Rising Right Wing

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Revolutionary Strategies to Beat the Rising Right Wing, was a nationwide conference call organized by Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Sunday October 30, 2016.

What's the nature of this right-wing threat? What has this election cycle changed about the political terrain we're fighting on? How do we need to prepare for whats coming after the election? Hear about these crucial questions from our panel of top political strategists, including Nelini Stamp, Bill Fletcher, Jr., Linda Burnham, and Sendolo Diaminah.

Those invited, on Facebook included Keedran Franklin.[2]

Now What? Defying Trump and the Left's Way Forward


Now What? Defying Trump and the Left's Way Forward was a phone in webinar organized by Freedom Road Socialist Organization in the wake of the 2016 election.

Now what? We’re all asking ourselves that question in the wake of Trump’s victory. We’ve got urgent strategizing and work to do, together. Join Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson of the Movement for Black Lives and Freedom Road, Calvin Cheung-Miaw, Jodeen Olguin-Taylor of Mijente and WFP, Joe Schwartz of the Democratic Socialists of America, and Sendolo Diaminah of Freedom Road for a discussion of what happened, and what we should be doing to build mass defiance. And above all, how do we build the Left in this, which we know is the only solution to the crises we face?

This event will take place Tuesday November 15, 2016 at 9pm Eastern/8pm Central/6pm Pacific.

Those invited, on Facebook included Keedran Franklin.[3]

Tami Sawyer supporter


Keedran Franklin is a Tami Sawyer supporter.

Nathan Bedford Forrest statue protest

Nour Hantouli August 12, 2017 ·

Happening now in front of the Nathan Bedford Forrest statue. We are gathering in the wake of the Charlottesville attack.

  1. HateCantStand
  1. TakeEmDown — with Tami Sawyer, Earle J. Fisher, Andre Johnson, Keedran Franklin, Sydney Melissa and Seema Rasoul at Health Sciences Park.

Shelby A. White As always, I'm proud of all my Memphis comrades

Union voters


State Representative G.A. Hardaway, Sr. October 27, 2018 ·

For immediate release.

LABOR UNIONS HOST HUGE EARLY VOTING EVENT over 40 unions plan to get their members to the polls in historic day of early voting

Memphis, TN -- this Saturday, October 27 at 10am at Mississippi Blvd Church (70 N Bellevue Blvd, 38104), over forty unions associated with the AFL-CIO Central Labor Council of Memphis and West Tennessee will host a big early voting event called #VoteTogether #UnionStrong. With more than 40 local unions in Memphis, union leaders are mobilizing their members to the polls in order to make an impact in key political races.

"The are over 50,000 union members in the city of Memphis. We're coming together to show our power not just in the workplace, but at the ballot box," said Margaret Cook, Vice President of the Memphis Chapter of United Campus Workers Local 3865. She went on to say "We know through sheer numbers alone we can make an impact and even flip some districts, and that's our goal."

Elected officials such as G.A. Hardaway plan to greet union members and thank them for their effort to increase voter turn-out. A long-time proponent of workers' rights, State Representative Hardaway, has co-sponsored bills to change the state's minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 per hour.

"We know that labor has the people. We know that Tennessee hasn't been a very friendly place to unions. That's going to change because we are proud to be union members who vote" said Jeffrey Lichtenstein, Secretary of the Memphis Central Labor Council.

Wearing red, labor leaders expect a big crowd and a line outside the door for this special early voting event. For inquires or interviews please contact Jayanni Webster at 901-864-9507 or

Representative G. A. Hardaway Sr., Larry J. Miller, Keedran Franklin, Tami Sawyer, Earle J. Fisher, Patrice Robinson, Van Turner, Reginald Milton, Elaine Blanchard, Rep. Raumesh Akbari for Senate District 29 Susanne Jackson, Martavius Jones, Commissioner Eddie Jones, Al Hardaway, Florence Howard, Ester Mitchell Patrick, Yvonne Osborne, David L. Acey, Sr. Javier Bailey.

Memphis Can't Wait rally

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Memphis Can't Wait rally for Tami Sawyer and Peppa Williams, March 9 2019.

Aimee Lewis, Andre Gibson, Pastor Andre Johnson, Barry Myers, Bobby White, Carl Schneider, Pastor Charlie Caswell, Dr. Charles McKinney, Cherisse Scott, Corey Strong, Danny Song, Emily Fulmer, Gabby Salinas, Rev. Gregory Stokes, Iris Mercado, Jamal Whitmer, Jayanni Webster, Josh Spickler, Kat McRitchie, Keedran Franklin, Kenya Bradshaw, Kevyanna Rawls, Kirstin Cheers, Latasha Gentry Holmes, Lee Rankin, Lori Spicer-Robertson, Lydia Crivens, Mahal Burr, Meggan Kiehl, Mendell Grinter, Miska Clay Bibbs, Molly Quinn, Imam Nabil Bayakly, Paul Garner, Reggie White, Dr. Roz Nichols, Shahidah Jones, Suzanne Jackson, TaJuan Stout-Mitchell, Tarrin McGhee, Thomas Wayne Walker, Tim Ware, Tony de Velasco, Vanisha Hasan, Victoria Jones.