I did not expect most of the black intelligentsia to be so monolithic on Rachel Dolezal. It was refreshing to see a more deliberative & nuanced commentary.
Matt Lauer’s full interview of Rachel Dolezal. She continues to define herself as a black woman as she explains that her identification started at five.
Michael Eric Dyson points out that one must be consistent in addressing the Rachel Dolezal matter if one really believes race is just a social construct.
He did not succumb to group think on Rachel Dolezal I got up this morning reading through my emails. Melissa Harris-Perry was torn to pieces on Black Twitter for having the unmitigated gall to entertain the possibility that Rachel Dolezal was black albeit not necessarily with the genes that provide any substantial melanin. I wrote […]
I find Rachel Dolezal very intriguing. I find the response depressive. Does Rachel Dolezal who grew up white have the right to be black?