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In full color: finding my place in a black and white world

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A lot of people have made up their minds about Rachel Dolezal. But none of them know her real story. In June 2015, the media "outed" Rachel Dolezal as a white woman who had knowingly been "passing" as Black. When asked if she were African American during an interview about the hate crimes directed at her and her family, she hesitated before ending the interview and walking away. Some interpreted her reluctance to respond and hasty departure as dishonesty, while others assumed she lacked a reasonable explanation for the almost unprecedented way she identified herself. What determines your race? Is it your DNA? The community in which you were raised? The way others see you or the way you see yourself? With In Full Color , Rachel Dolezal describes the path that led her from being a child of white evangelical parents to an NAACP chapter president and respected educator and activist who identifies as Black. Along the way, she recounts the deep emotional bond she formed with her four adopted Black siblings, the sense of belonging she felt while living in Black communities in Jackson, Mississippi, and Washington, DC, and the experiences that have shaped her along the way.
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subject_facetAfrican Americans -- Race identity -- United States
Autobiographies
Coeur d'Alene (Idaho) -- Biography
Dolezal, Rachel, -- 1977-
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People -- Biography
Passing (Identity) -- United States
Racially mixed families -- Montana -- Biography
Racially mixed families -- United States -- Biography
Spokane (Wash.) -- Race relations -- Biography
Women civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography
Women, White -- Race identity -- United States
title_displayIn full color : finding my place in a black and white world
title_fullIn Full Color Finding My Place in a Black and White World
In full color : finding my place in a black and white world / Rachel DolezŐĆal ; with Storms Reback
title_shortIn full color
title_subfinding my place in a black and white world
topic_facetAfrican Americans
Biography & Autobiography
Dolezal, Rachel
Nonfiction
Passing (Identity)
Race identity
Race relations
Racially mixed families
Sociology
Women civil rights workers
Women, White