Black Lives Matter Activist Accused of Lying About His Race
Is this a repeat of the Rachel Dolezal scandal?
Prominent Black Lives Matter protester and DailyKos columnist Shaun King has been accused of falsely claiming to be biracial when he is in fact white.
Trace Gallagher reported on "The Kelly File" that King has claimed for years that his mother is white and his father is black.
Recently, conservative media outlets, including Breitbart, The Blaze and The Daily Caller, have claimed that King is not black at all and has been lying to everyone from his fellow activists to Oprah Winfrey.
Gallagher reported that King won a full-ride scholarship from Winfrey to attend historically black Morehouse College.
Gallagher noted that Breitbart also claims to have obtained King's birth certificate, which states his father is Jeffery Wayne King, the only man with that name in Kentucky, who is white.
King has defended himself on social media, saying that the media outlets got their information from a blogger he says is a known white supremacist.
King has said that he will no longer address the allegations.
Watch the "Kelly File" clip above.
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