The saga of Rachel Dolezal and her bizarre rationale behind posing as a Black woman has been puzzling to some observers. Earlier Monday, the former Spokane, Wash. NAACP president admitted that she was born white during a television interview but is still holding on the notion that she identifies as Black. Dolezal was a guest […]
Could Rachel Dolezal, the ex-NAACP leader who was ousted for pretending to be a Black woman for years, be pregnant?
UPDATE: Letter sent to Ombudsman Commissioners including #RachelDolezal requesting a response to alleged misconduct. pic.twitter.com/IYqIP5tkuR — Patrick Erickson KHQ (@patrickerickson) June 17, 2015 An investigation completed Wednesday accuses Rachel Dolezal, the embattled ex-leader of the Spokane, Washington NAACP chapter, of acting inappropriately while serving as a volunteer on the Police Ombudsman Commission, according to KREM2. […]
As Rachel Dolezal continues to defend her identity as a Black woman, the 37-year-old is leaving even more people puzzled, recently claiming she might not be biologically related to her parents. Shortly after her interview on The Today Show with Matt Lauer, Rachel opened up to Savannah Guthrie on NBC News about her race and ethnicity. Dolezal, […]
As the strange tale of outed Black impostor and now former NAACP official Rachel Dolezal continues to unravel, details of the great lengths Dolezal went to assert her faux Blackness and other privileges are astounding. Monday, it was revealed Dolezal once sued Howard University for racial discrimination for refusing to let her teach there because she […]
In a 10-minute-long Today Show interview Tuesday morning, the former president of the Spokane, Wash. chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) confirmed what we already knew. Rachel Dolezal, in all her braids and “natural” curly ‘fro glory, identifies as a Black woman. It’s no secret. Dolezal’s biological (and White) […]
As former Spokane NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal remains at the center of controversy, many people are speaking out in her defense. Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recently penned an op-ed piece about Dolezal’s situation, titled “Let Rachel Dolezal Be as Black as She Wants to Be,” in which he said we should not condemn her for identifying as Black, […]
While speaking at his high school alma mater’s graduation Sunday, comedic great Dave Chappelle referenced Rachel Dolezal and why he won’t make any jokes about the White woman who identified as Black for over a decade. The comedian spoke about the now former NAACP Spokane president during his commencement speech at Duke Ellington School of the Arts […]
Rachel Dolezal, the embattled former president of the NAACP’s Spokane, Washington chapter, who is accused of lying about her race, told NBC’s Today show this morning: “I did feel at some point, I would need to address the complexity of my identity,” reports The Washington Post. But one thing for certain? “I identify as Black,” she […]
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