Shaun King is a Brooklyn-based activist and writer who focuses on civil and human rights, racial justice, mass incarceration, and law enforcement misconduct. A contributor to The Intercept’s Voices section, he was the senior justice writer for the Daily News and the writer-in-residence at Harvard Law School’s Fair Punishment Project.
VoicesGuilty Verdict Against Amber Guyger Gives the Family of Botham Jean the Justice They Deserve
The jury got it right. Now Anthony Hill’s family needs justice in another trial of a police officer who killed an unarmed black man.
VoicesIf You Are Black and in a Mental Health Crisis, 911 Can Be a Death Sentence
There’s a pattern of black families calling the police for a relative in a mental health crisis — and the police then kill that person.
VoicesBounty Hunters Are a Lethal Weapon in a Justice System Corrupted by Money
A group of bounty hunters and bondsmen, in pursuit of money, killed an innocent man in Tennessee. They were mostly let off by a jury.
All the President’s CrimesRacism Is an Impeachable Offense
He’d be fired from any other major corporation for this dangerous tomfoolery.