While celebrated in some corners, journalist and civil rights activist Shaun King – despite having made a career of championing efforts on behalf of disenfranchised members of communities of color – has often found himself embroiled in controversy. Most of the heat from spectators centers on what they say are questionable funding sources and the allocation of said funds upon receipt by King and his team.
Murmurs of his alleged unethical practices went into overdrive when it was reported the 39-year-old was set to be among the year’s honorees at the Rihanna‘s annual Diamond Ball (as we reported here). In response to the backlash and calls for cancellation, King – in an effort to clear his name – opted to publish a whopping 72-page report to detail where “
Following the publication with an interview at “The Clay Cane Show” on SiriusXM Urban View earlier this week, Shaun also addressed any lingering issues the report may have caused or failed to address. Hear it inside:
@ShaunKing came on the #claycaneshow today & nothing was off-limits. I asked about HopeMob, accusations of stealing content, NDAs & why not pay an independent audit company to do the fundraising report. Here’s a clip. The full interview is available on @SXMUrbanView on demand. pic.twitter.com/nI5RhlLlkc
— Clay Cane (@claycane) September 4, 2019