"In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World" is just as crazy as she is.
Rachel Dolezal, who recently changed her name to Nkechi Amare Diallo to further embrace her African "heritage" although she was born White, is still claiming she is a "woke soul sista."
The West African name hails from the Nigerian language of Igbo, which translates into the phrase “gift of god.”
Dolezal's life took a jaw-dropping dive after a local reporter in her Spokane, Washington, questioned her identity during a live news report in 2015.
Former NAACP Leader Rachel Dolezal is no longer participating in a panel on racial identity at The Martin Luther King Jr. Dreamfest in Cary, North Carolina in January, said town officials Wednesday after the decision caused a negative response from community members.
Rachel Dolezal, the former Spokane NAACP president who resigned after it was revealed she was passing as Black for years, will speak at a Martin Luther King Day celebration in Cary, North Carolina.
https://twitter.com/thedailybeast/status/771351935383371776 Rachel Dolezal, the White embattled former president of the NAACP’s Spokane, Washington chapter, who garnered national attention last year after admitting that she lied about her race, is back in the spotlight. This time, she’s grabbing headlines because she is speaking at a natural hair rally Saturday in Dallas, Texas. Here are a few tweets: […]
The Tony Awards set the bar for diversity on Sunday evening as several actors and actresses of color were recognized for their work; a major difference from the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that ensued earlier this year. For the first time in the ceremony’s history, four musical acting awards were nabbed by Black actors. Broadway hit show […]
Dolezal made the announcement on her Facebook page, telling her followers she named the bundle of joy after two prominent Black History figures -- Langston Hughes and Crispus Attucks.