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          Transracial in America: The Rachel Dolezal Controversy

          April 17, 2017

          PLAYING Transracial in America: The Rachel Dolezal Controversy
          Former NAACP Chapter President Rachel Dolezal dominated headlines when she was outed by her own parents for “posing as a black woman when she is actually white.”

          The civil rights activist has been accused of being a cultural appropriator, an impersonator who was donning “blackface,” and a “race traitor.” Rachel is back in the news and has written a new book titled, In Full Color: Finding My Place In a Black and White World. In a one-on-one interview with Dr. Phil, Rachel addresses why she says she “ran away” when a local reporter asked her if she was African-American and if her parents are white. And what does she have to say to people who called her a “race faker” and an “ethnic fraud” who misrepresented herself to others?

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          Rachel Dolezal Says She Wrote Memoir To ‘Move The Conversation Forward About Race In America’
           
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          Accused of ‘Ethnic Fraud,’ Rachel Dolezal Says Being Black Wasn’t ‘Something That I Faked’

          ‘I Didn’t Feel Like I Really Owed Him An Explanation,’ Says Rachel Dolezal Of Walking Out On Interviewer Who Probed Her On Race

          Why Rachel Dolezal Says She Sued A Predominantly Black School For Racial Discrimination

          Why A Woman Some Have Dubbed A ‘Race Faker’, Rachel Dolezal, Says She Owns Who She Is

          Why Rachel Dolezal Says She Has A Hard Time Taking Ownership In The Scandal That Exposed Her As A ‘Race-Faker’



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