Hailed by Time Magazine as one of the 25 most influential people on the Internet, Shaun King is the CEO of The North Star, Co-Founder of the Real Justice PAC, a columnist for The Intercept, and the voice of social justice on the legendary Tom Joyner Morning Show.
King’s work brings striking clarity to the complicated picture of racism today. His is a new kind ofadvocacy: using social media, he has bravely spearheaded efforts to identify white supremacists. His work has brought more of the violent white supremacists who terrorized Charlottesville to justice than the FBI and State Police combined. His social good campaigns have changed laws, unseated corrupt politicians, and elected promising new ones across the country. As a journalist, King has authored an astounding 1,500 articles on injustice since the start of the Black Lives Matter Movement.