Editor note: This is a terrific article from my dear friend (Columbia Masters grad) who just so happens to be authentically black!
What are we to conclude after learning of Rachel Dolezal, the head of the Spokane chapter of NAACP who has spent the last decade posing as a black woman?
To me, it wreaks of the same old racism that permeates the Left. From Bill Clinton being “the first black president,” to Hillary “talking black” (using a Southern accent) when she speaks before black people, to Rachel Dolezal pretending to be black, white progressives have an affinity for putting on their black façade when it’s time to round up the black votes.
Amazing that a woman who comes from a German, Swedish, and Czech background can claim to be black. It must be the adopted young brothers, one of whom she tried to pass off as her son, having previously been married to a black man.
Why did she do this? It appears to be nothing more than a career move: in addition to being the head of the local NAACP, she is also an adjunct professor of African-American Studies at Eastern Washington University.
Dolezal is nothing more than a graduate of the Elizabeth Warren School of Ethnic Posing.
And what would this little fairy tale be without a round of fake hate crimes allegations?
A police report raises questions about reports of threatening hate mail sent to Spokane’s NAACP president. Major Crimes detectives have concluded that the mail was never processed, despite showing up in the organization’s post office box.
Rachel Dolezal, president of Spokane’s NAACP chapter, said she found an envelope containing threatening mail in the post office box on North Monroe in February. The 20 pages of notes included pictures and lynchings and words like “war pig…”
Read full article at Saving Our Future
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