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.
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 […]
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Rachel Dolezal discovered being a Black woman and a White Brooklyn man was caught on video boasting about settling Brooklyn. These are just a few examples of things that have been "Columbused" in recent years.
In this special edition of the NewsOne Top 5 we take a look at the top stories in culture, media and entertainment during a summer that gave us plenty to talk about and debate.
Could Rachel Dolezal, the ex-NAACP leader who was ousted for pretending to be a Black woman for years, be pregnant?