Before You Leap To Her Defense.
// Rachel Dolezal lied about her race in order to get a scholarship and used it to attend a historically black university.
// Rachel Dolezal lied about her race and she got paid over $100k/year, got the opportunity to fly, travel and speak for free.
// Rachel Dolezal took a chance at college, a degree in Africana studies and a highly paid position of leadership, education and advocacy from a real black person.
// Rachel Dolezal took a black person’s seat as a Professor at Eastern Washington University and has taught African and African American Art History, African History, African American Culture, The Black Woman’s Struggle, and Intro to Africana Studies at EWU.
“Her scholarly research focuses on the intersection of race, gender and class in the contemporary Diaspora with a specific emphasis on Black women in visual culture.”
// Rachel Dolezal took a black woman’s place as an artist.
“She has fourteen years of experience as an exhibiting artist and has taught K-12 & college art lessons in public, private, and non-traditional school settings. Her works have been featured in The Artist’s Magazine, shown in 13 states and displayed at the United Nations’ Headquarters in New York.”
// Rachel Dolezal took a black woman’s place
“Her other experiences include work in a community law office as a legal secretary, African dance, culinary arts, ethnic hair styling, modeling, managing a political campaign, and mothering two sons. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, gardening & cooking.”
//Rachel Dolezal took a black person’s place in fighting police brutality.
“Most recently, Rachel Dolezal has been appointed by the Mayor of Spokane to serve as a police commissioner for the Office of the Police Ombudsman, to oversee fairness and equity in law enforcement.”
DO NOT DEFEND HER.