Tag: Rachel Dolezal Memoir

Rachel Dolezal is speaking to the world again

Rachel Dolezal is speaking to the world again

Mind you, we're still gathering our thoughts about her rather unusual name for a woman born in the western part of the world.  Nkechi Amare Diallo, formerly known as Rachel Dolezal, has not only recently changed her name but also written a memoir. Here's some highlights from around the web. On drawing self-portraits as a child: "I usually picked a brown crayon rather than a peach one … I felt black and saw myself as black." On her version of childhood fun: "[I would] make thin, soupy mud, which I would then rub on my hands, arms, feet, and legs … I would pretend to be a dark-skinned princess in the Sahara Desert." On meeting her adopted black siblings at age 10: "For the first time in my life, I felt like I was truly part of a family." On relating to slaves: "I knew wh...
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