Spokane, Washington NAACP representative Rachel Dolezal is under attack for hiding her true race. According to recent reports, both of Rachel’s parents are Caucasian. “We do not understand why she feels it’s necessary to misrepresent her ethnicity,” said Rachel’s mother.
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Although Mrs. Dolezal has done many things to help advance the African American community such as teaching African American culture at Eastern Washington University and protesting for the death of Freddie Gray, it still doesn’t change the fact that she is not African American.
It’s understandable for people to be interested and heavily influenced by a culture that doesn’t belong to them. However, in a time where black men are killed across the county and teenagers are attacked for hosting a pool party, it’s racially insensitive to claim a race whose struggle doesn’t affect you.
You can read the full article on Rachel’s story here.