A University Is Investigating After A White Professor Admitted To Pretending To Be Black Her Entire Career
"I have built my life on a violent anti-Black lie, and I have lied in every breath I have taken."
Rachel Dolezal Has Been Charged With Fraud After Authorities Say She Illegally Received Thousands In Welfare Payments
Investigators say the former civil rights leader who infamously disguised herself as a black woman illegally received $8,747 in food assistance and $100 in child care.
In 2018, is any audience really in the mood to watch a film that wants to have a nuanced conversation about Rachel Dolezal and race?
"I think it's in your best interest NOT to hate-watch that Rachel Dolezal doc."
No matter who wins this poll, they all lose.
Just the usual, like taking psychology exams during childbirth.
On this week's episode: a brief tale of an unsightly omen and an interview with MSNBC host, author, and professor Melissa Harris-Perry.
In a Vanity Fair interview, the singer said Dolezal, who identifies as black even as her parents insist she was born white, "was a bit of a hero."
Kim Davis! Rachel Dolezal! The doughnut Ariana Grande licked! Let Miley take us on a walk down memory lane.
The charges against Joshua Dolezal of sexually assaulting his adopted sister were dismissed, his wife confirmed to BuzzFeed News. "His sisters' lies have hurt an innocent man," she said.
Maya is a goddamn national treasure.
Dolezal, the former NAACP chapter president who her parents said is passing as black, posted a tribute to the nine victims on Facebook.
Someone close to Dolezal and her sons told BuzzFeed News that she often discussed issues like slavery, interracial relationships, and civil rights from what she claimed was a black woman's perspective.
The mayor and city council president of Spokane, Washington, had earlier called on Dolezal and two other members of a police oversight commission to resign after an investigation found instances of harassment and lack of transparency.
As a trans woman, I empathize with Dolezal's feelings of isolation — but I don't condone the way she claims an identification that isn't hers to claim.
Larry Dolezal, who has accused his daughters of lying about sexual assault claims, was once charged with felony theft and defrauding a local county before a court dismissed the case.
"It's oppressive to call me a feline."
Rachel Dolezal's brother is charged with sexually abusing their adopted sister — a claim their parents vigorously denied to BuzzFeed News. Warning: This post contains graphic details of alleged sexual abuse.
Joshua Dolezal, reportedly in a family battle with his sister Rachel over sexual abuse charges, wrote a memoir detailing alleged domestic abuse she suffered.
Rachel Dolezal's deception has generated a ton of thoughtful writing. Here are some of the best essays that touch on identity and what it means to be black.
The former Spokane NAACP president addressed questions about her racial identity in a series of interviews Tuesday with NBC News.
Lauren Campbell posted the roughly hour-long interview for a thesis project online after Rachel Dolezal's white parents called the former NAACP leader out for posing as black.
If only Scooby and the gang had been on the case.
In order to pass as black, Dolezal took advantage of the black community's long tradition of inclusion regardless of skin tone.
Rumors about Dolezal's ethnicity had swirled for years, but records requests and a harassment investigation catapulted the story from accusation to headline.
Records show that the president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP told authorities someone hung a noose at her residence and she received threatening letters and intimidating phone calls.
Ezra Dolezal told BuzzFeed News that his adopted sister warned him to not tell anyone in Spokane that she wasn't really black as she started a new life for herself.
Former students from Eastern Washington and Howard Universities told BuzzFeed News about their classroom encounters with Rachel Dolezal, who taught courses in Africana studies and studio art.
Passing for another race "might be seen as a little bit of a traitorous act." BuzzFeed News read scores of articles written by or about Dolezal. Following are some excepts:
Rachel Dolezal's parents' decision reveal their daughter's race could be related to the ongoing court case against Dolezal's biological brother involving the alleged sexual assault of a child, according to the New York Daily News.
The parents of Dolezal, the president of the Spokane NAACP, said Thursday that she is white and posing as a black woman. There are also doubts about whether Dolezal received hate mail to the NAACP's P.O. box.
The parents of white civil rights activist Rachel Dolezal say she disguised herself as black for years. No doubt there'll be a movie about it one day.
Civil rights leader Rachel Dolezal says she's black, but her parents claim she's actually a white woman. Social media exploded when the story got out Thursday.
Rachel Dolezal is president of the Spokane, Washington, chapter of the NAACP and also chairs a city police oversight commission. Her parents also told BuzzFeed News that she is passing off her younger adopted black brother as her own son.