Shaun King’s calls to remove the statues of Jesus led to death threats

The defendant scammer Shaun King, who was most recently criticized for his grim media company, provoked ridicule and online threats on Tuesday for demanding statues depicting a downed fair-skinned Jesus.

“Yes, I think the statues of white Europeans claiming that Jesus should come down too. They are a form of white supremacy. I always have been, ”King, 40, had tweeted Monday about the move to topple monuments.

King later expanded his demands to include “all the murals and stained glass windows of white Jesus, and his European mother and white friends.”

“They are a rude form [of] white supremacy. Created as tools of oppression. Racist propaganda. Everyone should go down, “he insisted.

“If your religion requires Jesus to be a blond-haired, blue-eyed Jesus, then your religion is not Christianity, but white supremacy.”

The Brooklyn-based King, who has denied being a white man dressed in black, posted a photo of a dark-skinned Jesus who he says is the most accurate representation.

“White Americans who bought, sold, traded, raped, and worked Africans to death, for hundreds of years in this country, simply could not have THIS man at the center of their faith,” he said of the reason for the images for lighten the skin of the child of God central to the Christian faith.

King’s series of tweets sparked a flurry of mockery and outrage, and even direct threats, he insisted Tuesday.

“I have received about 20 death threats in the last 12 hours since I said that the statues of the European white Jesus are a tool of oppression for white supremacy and must be brought down,” he wrote.

In addition to the threats, his tweets were met with ridicule from many online, and a follower asked, “Does it hurt to be so stupid? Honest question.

Along with claims that he is truly white, with his birth certificate listing two white parents, the former newspaper columnist has also faced scandals over his financial affairs.

He was recently attacked for his failed attempt to recreate the abolitionist newspaper Frederick Douglass, The North Star, as an online business, and was accused of failing to refund $ 27,500 in donations to his closed activist organization, Justice Together.