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WATCH: Four Perspectives on Race and Identity in the Wake of the Rachel Dolezal Controversy

Web ExclusiveJune 17, 2015
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We hosted a 30-minute discussion today on the controversy surrounding Rachel Dolezhal, the Washington state civil rights advocate and educator who resigned her post as president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP on Monday amid reports she falsely identified as black. Watch the full segment here.

Here are some highlights:
Linda Martín Alcoff of the City University of New York

Jelani Cobb of the New Yorker

Stacey Patton of the Chronicle of Higher Education

Lacey Schwartz, producer/director of “Little White Lie”

Watch the full segment 'As Rachel Dolezal Breaks Silence, a Roundtable Discussion on Race, Appropriation and Identity'

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