The Daily Kos’ Shaun King, one of the leading voices of #BlackLivesMatter, has been accused of lying about his race:

The story has earned comparisons to Rachel Dolezal, and King quickly became the #1 trend on Twitter this morning.

King is currently in the midst of an explanation:

King’s defense continues on his Twitter feed, where he says “the key facts about my biological relatives are all wrong,” but is taking a long time to get to the basic question:

For some, it doesn’t matter: