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Shaun King

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Birthday
17, 1979
Birthplace
Kentucky
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Kentucky

About

African-American writer and civil rights activist who became one of the most prominent members in the Black Lives Matter movement. He was also the senior justice writer for the New York Daily News.

Before Fame

Following graduation, he became a high school civics teacher. He was also a motivational speaker for Atlanta's juvenile justice system.

Trivia

He was a pastor at Total Grace Christian Center in DeKalb County, Georgia. He founded a church in Atlanta called Courageous Church in 2008.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Versailles, Kentucky. He majored in history at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a father of five.

Associated With

He was awarded an Oprah Winfrey Scholar by Morehouse College.