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Shaun King fears for his life after he discovered a private Facebook group plotting to take him out.

The transracial activist says the private group is run by law enforcement officials who wrote comments discussing ways to kill him.

"A private Facebook group of law enforcement officers is literally plotting to kill me," King wrote in a post on Instagram on Thursday. "Sadly, I receive death threats daily."
 

The 40-year-old Kentucky native angered Christians when he called for protesters to tear down statues of "white" Jesus Christ and destroy stained glass windows and other images of Jesus and his "white" mother.

The transracial Caucasian activist, who claims to be a Black man, says historians believe Jesus likely had the appearance of people who typically lived in the Middle East rather than the white, bearded man depicted in the Holy Bible and other Christian literature.

"Yes, I think the statues of the white European they claim is Jesus should also come down. They are a form of white supremacy. Always have been."

He added: "In the Bible, when the family of Jesus wanted to hide, and blend in, guess where they went? EGYPT! Not Denmark. Tear them down."

King took to Twitter to complain that he received death threats after his anti-religion rant was not well-received.


 

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Shaun King says statues of "white" Jesus Christ should be torn down. He made his remarks as Black Lives Matter protesters have torn down statues of past presidents and Confederate generals.

The transracial Caucasian activist, who claims to be a Black man, says historians believe Jesus likely had the appearance of people who typically lived in the Middle East rather than the white, bearded man depicted in the Holy Bible and other Christian literature.

"Yes, I think the statues of the white European they claim is Jesus should also come down. They are a form of white supremacy. Always have been."

He added: "In the Bible, when the family of Jesus wanted to hide, and blend in, guess where they went? EGYPT! Not Denmark. Tear them down."

He also said that stained glass windows and other images of a white Jesus, his white mother and "their white friends" should all be destroyed."

The backlash was swift. King complained that he'd received 20 death threats in a span of 12 hours.

Some Twitter users said King's comments are in keeping with the Democrats' goal to destroy traditional values, the church and family.

Others noted the irony in King's words, since he himself is a white man.

Twitter user @CharriseLane tweeted:

"Shaun King is trying to take down White Jesus statues while knowing that he himself is White.

Sit your White behind down and mind your business Shaun."

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Shaun King is back in the headlines for raising donations for one of his causes without explaining what he does with the money.

Critics say that whenever King runs out of cash to finance his family's lavish lifestyle, he comes up with a new investment opportunity for his followers to donate.

Last year, King, who was born Caucasian but claims to be Black, collected more than $1.5 million to relaunch Frederick Douglass' abolitionist newspaper, The North Star.

It was a worthy cause with promises to employ about 50 journalists. But, as usual, his big plans went but and the money he raised went down the rabbit hole.

The North Star's former editor-in-chief, Keisha N. Blain, wrote in a tweet:

"So many people warned me about him and I didn't listen. But I learned through experience -- not rumors or innuendoes but real life experience with a liar & a fraud."

Another Twitter activist, DeRay McKesson, stopped short of calling King a con artist in a tweet on Tuesday, May 26.

"Shaun King is running a long con & this is just the tip of the iceberg.

At the very least, he needs to:

1. Immediately & publicly release all former North Star staff from NDAs w/ no penalty.

2. Stop soliciting funds altogether, immediately."

In a lengthy article by the DailyBeast.com titled "Shaun King Keeps Raising Money, and Questions About Where It Goes," the writer hinted that King might face criminal or civil charges this time around.
 

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Kim Kardashian paid tribute to convicted cop killer Nathaniel Woods, who was executed by lethal injection on Alabama's death row late Thursday, March 5, despite heroic attempts by celebrities and politicians to save him.

Woods was pronounced dead at 10:01 p.m., 23 minutes after the execution process began. For his last meal, the 44-year-old requested sweet potatoes, spinach, chicken patty and leg quarter, cooked apples, fries, two oranges and an orange-flavored drink. But he only took one bite, according to ABC News.

Kardashian and other Woods supporters vented their anger and frustration at Alabama Governor Kay Ivey for refusing to halt Woods' execution after the Supreme Court lifted a last-minute stay of execution.

The 39-year-old reality star, who is known for her criminal justice reform activism, took to Twitter to mourn the Alabama man, who was sentenced to death after being convicted of fatally shooting three police officers in June 2004.

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"Nate will die for a crime another man confessed to and says Nate had nothing to do with. My heart and prayers are with Nate and his family and all the advocates who worked tirelessly to save his life," she wrote, before adding in a later tweet: "RIP Nathaniel Woods."

Despite her claims that Woods was innocent, media reports stated that Woods actively participated in the murder of three police officers Carlos Owen, Harley Chisolm and Charles Bennett.

Four officers went to Woods' apartment on the morning of June 4, 2004 to serve a misdemeanor warrant on the known crack dealer. While inside the apartment, Woods' roommate Kerry Spencer opened fire on the cops with a shotgun.

A surviving officer testified that Woods pointed out one of the officers for Spencer to shoot. Two of the officers were shot in the back. Woods and Spencer fled the apartment. Woods then surrendered to cops.

Spencer confessed to being the triggerman. He was convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death. He now sits on Alabama's death row. Woods was also convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death.

Per Alabama law (and other jurisdictions), a criminal who participates in a capital murder is charged with capital murder as if his finger pulled the trigger.

While it was Spencer who committed the murders, prosecutors argued that Woods previously bragged about killing cops and it was his idea to ambush the officers.

Woods made headline news this week after Martin Luther King Jr's son took up his cause.

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Transracial activist Shaun King pleaded with his followers to call Gov. Ivey and ask her to halt the execution. But it was too little too late.

After Woods was executed, King vented his anger on Twitter.com.

"And it is done.

The State of Alabama just executed an innocent man. Nate Woods is dead.

We are crushed that Nate experienced this grizzly injustice and crushed for his family.

This is a modern day lynching. He broke no laws, at all. Never fired a gun. And surrendered."

Bernice King, youngest daughter of MLK, tweeted: "We must eradicate the #DeathPenalty in the U.S."

She quoted her late mother, Coretta Scott King: "As one whose husband and mother-in-law have died the victims of murder and assassination, I stand firmly and unequivocally opposed to the death penalty for those convicted of capital offenses.” #CorettaScottKing #SaveNate."

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Amanda Seales got the attention of transracial fraud Shaun King when she gave her opinion about convicted murderer Rodney Reed.

In a 9-minute Instagram live video, Seales said she didn't believe convicted rapist Rodney Reed was entirely innocent.

Seales, a 38-year-old comedienne, is best known for performing as part of the duo Floetry. She noted Reed's troublesome habit of leaving his DNA inside multiple rape victims.

"It's very duplicitous, not just his family, but persons who fancy themselves activists, were doing so with the knowledge that this person, Rodney Reed, is not just accused of but has been linked to previous rapes via his DNA being discovered within the victim,” Seales said.

But King, a Caucasian man who claims to be Black, "fact checked" Seales on social media.

"On behalf of the family of Rodney Reed, I have to respond here directly to @AmandaSeales," King wrote.

"We've counted over 20 egregious factual errors in her viral video, but NONE were more inflammatory and damaging than this one.

"Here, she says that Rodney Reed, who she fails to say was a high school student at the time, in Wichita Falls, Texas, raped and killed a woman there. LIES. ALL LIES. I am proud to report that only Amanda, in her rush to get a video out, killed that woman. She is thankfully still alive and well today. She was not murdered by Rodney or anyone else. And a jury voted quickly and unanimously to acquit Rodney on all charges in that case."

He added:

"Do you really think Rodney Reed duped The Innocence Project for the 18 years they’ve been on this case?

Do you think he duped the conservative Board of Pardons and Paroles and the Texas Criminal Court of Appeals?

BE SMART, people.

They saw the actual evidence.

WAKE UP!!"

In a second video, Seales apologized for her error, but she doubled down on her belief that Reed is not innocent because of his history of sexual assaults in Texas - beginning when he was in high school.

In 1997, Reed was charged with aggravated sexual assault and capital murder in the April 23, 1996 murder of Stacey Stites.

Stites, 21, was on her way to work at a grocery store on the morning of April 23, when she was murdered and her body dumped on the side of the road in Bastrop, Texas.

According to police, Stites had been beaten, sodomized, and strangled with her own belt in the hours before she died.

Police believe she was attacked in her fiancé's pickup truck, which she drove to work that morning. The truck was discovered abandoned at Bastrop High School at 5:30 a.m.

DNA found in and on Stites was matched to Rodney Reed - who claimed he didn't know Stites. Reed's DNA was in the system from a separate rape investigation.

After investigators told Reed his DNA was linked to saliva on the victim's chest and sperm cells found in the victim's vaginal cavity, he changed his story and claimed he had a consensual sexual relationship with Stites.

Investigators tested the DNA of 15 men, but only Reed's DNA matched the saliva and the sperm found inside the victim.

Reed claimed he lied about knowing the victim because she was "a dead white girl" who dated a cop in the south.

During Reed's trial, his defense attorneys were unable to present any evidence that he knew the victim prior to her murder.

He didn't know her phone number or where she lived. And no witnesses were called who could place them together at the same time in the days or weeks prior to her murder.

Reed's defense was unable to explain how his saliva was found on the victim's chest if they had consensual sex 24 hours earlier. Most people take a bath or a shower before going to work.

Reed's defense claimed Stites was murdered by her fiancé, a former cop who was later arrested and charged with a separate rape.

An all-white jury found Reed guilty on multiple charges of raping and murdering Stites, and he was sentenced to death.

Seales is not the only person who is confident that Reed is not an innocent victim, due to his troubled history of depositing his DNA in previous rape victims.

Legal analysts say the appeals board was correct to delay Reed's execution for 120 days, but Reed is far from an innocent victim.

The appeals court denied Reed's attorneys' request to reduce his death sentence to life in prison - an indication that his own attorneys know Reed will not be acquitted of rape and murder if he is granted a new trial.

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Friends remember Joshua Brown, Botham Jean's neighbor, who was killed after he testified at Guyger's murder trial.

Dallas police responded to reports of gunshots at the 4600 block of Cedar Springs Road around 10:30 pm on Friday. They found Brown unresponsive on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds.

Witnesses reported seeing a silver four-door sedan speeding out of the parking lot.

Brown was rushed to Parkland Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

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Brown, 28, was gunned down about 5 miles from the South Side Flats complex in Dallas where he previously lived across the hall from Jean.

Brown was a defensive back for the University of South Florida. His former teammates were stunned to learn of his murder just 10 days after he testified against former Dallas cop Amber Guyger at her murder trial.

"He was a passionate individual," former USF offensive lineman Kofi Amichia told a reporter via text message Saturday evening. "A guy that always spoke his mind no matter what, and one of the funniest guys at USF. Could make anybody laugh."

Brown was a native of Lancaster, Texas, who transferred to USF in 2012 from an Arizona junior college.

He played in 8 games for USF in 2012. But he suffered a career-ending injury when he tore his Achilles tendon before the start of the 2013 season.

Former Bulls cornerback Kayvon Webster described Brown as athletic and competitive.

"Just sucks to see another brother lose their life so young," Webster said.

Twitter activist Shaun King announced a $100,000 reward for information leading to Brown's killers.

Brown testified on day 2 of Guyger's murder trial. His testimony was key because it conflicted with Guyger's claim that she shot "an intruder" after he refused her verbal commands.

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Brown broke down in tears on the witness stand when he recalled hearing the 26-year-old accountant singing gospel music in his apartment every morning.

Civil rights attorney Lee Merritt, who represents the Jean family, tweeted that Brown was "ambushed" and shot "at close range" in the mouth and chest as he got out of his car at his apartment complex on Friday night.

His tweet sparked rampant rumors that Brown's murder was in retaliation for his testimony in court.

Merritt later clarified that he didn't know where Brown was shot. But he hinted that Brown may have been targeted for testifying against Guyger, 31.

"Brown lived in constant fear that he could be the next victim of gun violence, either state sanctioned or otherwise. We have more work to do deal with the constant threats to our community both from within and without," Merritt said on Saturday.

"Brown deserves the same justice he sought to ensure the Jean family. The Dallas County criminal justice system must mobilized to identify his killer and see that he is held accountable for this murder," he added.

Merritt said he spoke with Brown's mother and that she is "devastated."

Dallas County prosecutor Jason Hermus, praised Brown on Saturday, saying he was "brave" to testify. Hermus said more people should be like him.

"He bravely came forward to testify when others wouldn't," said Hermus. "If we had more people like him, we would have a better world."
 

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DeRay McKesson, one of the most vocal activists in the Black Lives Matter movement, called out transracial activist Shaun King (left) for fraudulent fundraising.

McKesson slammed King's recently released fundraising report, in which King attempted to explain where millions of BLM fundraising dollars went.

King, a Caucasian man who claims to be Black, released the report after months of accusations that he spent the cash on lavish vacations and living expenses.

McKesson discredited the report, claiming it was not independent.

In an op-ed for Medium.com titled "On Shaun King," McKesson said King's lack of integrity within the activism community was "so glaring that to be silent is to be complicit."

He specifically focused on King's "fundraising efforts" that usually ends with the money vanishing down a black hole.

"Shaun has followed a uniform pattern over the years, a pattern that has compelled me to speak up, again," he wrote.

"It is important to note that Shaun's journalism has done some good by bringing attention to stories that may have gone under-reported or overlooked. But the person who paints your house before he steals your car has still committed theft."

He continued:

"I tried previously to engage offline to resolve these tensions, but his behaviors did not change. There is a formula that he employs when people ask questions or highlight contradictions: issue an unconditional denial, attack the character of the person asking questions, argue that white supremacists are attacking him or his family, respond only to the least salient of all points raised, then issue a statement akin to an apology."

McKesson notes that King often "bullies and intimidates" Black women - his most vocal critics - to scare them into silence.

McKesson suggests that many of King's Black supporters decline to question the facts because they can't admit they've been duped by a con artist.

"I have seen many people, against their better judgment, defend Shaun. I know because I was once one of those people. We are all apt to defend own decision-making, especially about people. But the love for our people must be greater than the love of any one person. Shaun has continued to thrive because many people cannot believe that they have been duped, used, or taken advantage of."

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Black Twitter is furious that Rihanna plans to honor Twitter activist Shaun King at her Diamond Ball gala this year. The Diamond Ball gala raises funds for education and emergency response programs in third world and developing countries, according to the foundation's website.

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Shaun King threw subtle shade at Jay-Z for accepting an NFL offer to make his wife, Beyonce, the Super Bowl halftime headliner for the next 20 years. The NFL is teaming up with Jay-Z's sports and entertainment company for "events and social media activism". Basically the new deal will allow Jay-Z to control the entertainment for the half-time shows.

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NY Daily News beat reporter Shaun King, pictured left, is outraged over North Carolina's anti-gay bill that was signed into law on Wednesday.

King, who is a white man pretending to be biracial, took aim at North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (right) for rushing the bill through to avoid protests from major corporations.

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Presidential frontrunner Donald Trump blamed Black Lives Matter activists for the cancellation of his planned meeting with black pastors today.

In a statement on Friday, Trump's camp said he planned to meet with 100 influential black religious leaders. The statement said the pastors would announce their ringing endorsement of Trump after the meeting.

But plans took an unexpected turn shortly after the press release.

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Black Lives Matter activists turned on transracial fraud Shaun King after he organized Justice Together, collected donations, and then abandoned the movement without any explanation.

One former JT member, Chandra Paz, created the Twitter.com hashtag #ShaunKingLetMeDown to call out King for abandoning yet another movement.

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