Civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson announced Wednesday that he's entering Baltimore's mayoral race.
Mckesson is an organizer in the Black Lives Matter movement.
The 30-year-old candidate released a statement saying he wants to improve government accountability and transparency.
“I Am Running for Mayor of Baltimore” https://t.co/tYQ58AOXYp
— deray mckesson (@deray) February 4, 2016
He plans to release a platform within a week.