Racial Passing

Black Twitter is wondering if failed Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake has been a woman of color passing as a white.

Meet Miriam Zinter: The Black woman who could pass for white with her fair skin, blonde, wavy hair and blue eyes. Zinter is usually faced with uncomfortable comments from white people who don't realize she's actually Black.

Rachel Dolezal, the former White NAACP leader of the Spokane, Washington chapter who made headlines for lying about being Black, has a new legal name.

Author Allyson Hobbs joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss her new book, “A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life.” Hobbs an assistant professor of American History at Stanford University told Martin that when individuals decided to pass as a White person, “People had to separate from their families … if […]