Audio: ‘Fake black’ NAACP prez Rachel Dolezal talks white privilege, racism

howtobeblackLast October, Rachel Dolezal, the Spokane NAACP president who spent years passing herself off as black despite being born white, participated in a forum discussing racism and prejudice.

In the audio below, you can hear her discussing, among other things, “white privilege” and being the “new black girl in town.”  The entire audio, courtesy of Spokane Faith and Values, is about an hour and a half long, but Dolezal starts at about the 19:00 minute mark.

And if that’s not enough, here she is giving a lecture on the history of black hair, using her own as an example.

Here’s a picture tweeted by KREM 2’s Taylor Viydo that shows what Dolezal looked like as a young girl.  Note the long, straight blonde hair…

And here’s what she thinks of those critical of her:

And here she is saying she doesn’t understand a simple yes or no question about her ethnicity:

So, what say you?  Has Dolezal lost all credibility?  Sure seems that way to me, given that she’s spent the better part of a decade building her persona.


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Joe Newby

A 10-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, Joe ran for a city council position in Riverside, Calif., in 1991 and managed successful campaigns for the Idaho state legislature. Co-author of "Banned: How Facebook enables militant Islamic jihad," Joe wrote for from 2010 until it closed in 2016 and his work has been published at Newsbusters, Spokane Faith and Values and other sites. He now runs the Conservative Firing Line.

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