While appearing on Anderson Cooper 360, activist Marc Lamont Hill said he was acquainted with Dolezal, and heard her say that only black people should lead the so-called #BlackLivesMatter movement that arose last year in the wake of police action against blacks.
“Look, I don’t know her well, but I have been in settings with her, I’ve organized with her, I’ve been on the West Coast and talked with her,” Hill said. “And one of the things she’s been adamant about – and other activists will attest to this – with regards to the Black Lives Matter movement, she was one of the people that said the Black Lives Matter movement needs to be led and directed by black people.”
Let’s see if we can wrap our heads around this. Dolezal — a white woman born to two white parents who now claims to be black (and who has spent the better part of a decade building that fake black persona) — has said that only blacks can lead activism against white people… Right.
It gets better. According to Hill, Dolezal said that “outsiders” — presumably white people (like her) — “should not be there.“
The UK Daily Mail added:
This behavior more than anything seemed to anger Hill, who, in addition to being an organizer and social justice activist is also a professor of African American Studies at Moorehouse College in Atlanta.
‘It’s the height of arrogance to say that at the very, the mendacity, that at the very same time you’re white and in the middle of it,’ said Hill.
He closed by saying; ‘If you’re an advocate for black people you should advocate black self determination.’
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