People are skeptical about Shaun King’s call for a “robust pro-bono legal team” to work on defamation cases against his critics

‘It’s libel and slander’: Shaun King requests free legal team to sue his critics for defamation

'Is this about people requesting more transparency regarding how the funds you are raising for Gaza will be used?'

On Mar 18, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger

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‘Hasn’t been Muslim for more a DAY’: Shaun King’s immediate fundraising after converting to Islam raises eyebrows

King attributed his decision to convert to the war in Gaza.

On Mar 12, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

Shaun King speaks into microphone at Bernie Sanders rally.

‘Black ppl are so exhausted’: Shaun King’s clothing line allegedly under investigation over ‘issues involving purchases’

The company says it wasn't notified of an investigation.

On Aug 23, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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Shaun King criticized for moving into $842,000 house after asking for personal donations for his wife

Given King's controversial history, people were weary of King's requests for donations to his wife, especially after she purchased the large lakeside home.

On Aug 1, 2021 by Kathryn Cardin

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Shaun King temporarily deactivates his social media accounts—and Twitter couldn’t be happier

‘Is grifting season finally over?’

On Jul 18, 2021 by Alexandra Samuels

Facebook posts by Samaria Rice calling out activists for profiting off Black grief

Tamir Rice’s mom calls out activists for commodifying Black grief

‘Y’all have f*cked up our fight.'

On Mar 16, 2021 by Jennifer Xia

Twitter Self-Owns 2020

These epic Twitter self-owns prove 2020 wasn’t all bad

A reason to smile in an an otherwise awful year.

On Dec 31, 2020 by Claire Goforth

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Shaun King accused of using Chadwick Boseman’s death to sell his book

'I'm so tired of Shaun King profiting off of Black death.'

On Aug 29, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

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Shaun King threatens to out every cop in Kenosha if police shooter isn’t IDed

King faced immediate backlash.

On Aug 26, 2020 by Kahron Spearman