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Rachel Dolezal Book To Detail Her Discrimination As A Black Woman

'Black authors are under-represented but she gets 6 figures for literary blackface'

02/11/2016 13:16 | Updated 02 November 2016

There are still five months to go before Rachel Dolezal releases her controversial memoir, but news of the tome is already sparking ire.

Dolezal, is of course the former civil rights activist who was publicly outed as a white woman by her own family last year.

She was forced to step down from her position as President of the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP) chapter in Spokane and from her roles at Eastern Washington University and the police oversight commission, amid allegations she had “disguised” herself as a black woman.

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Rachel Dolezal's memoir will go on sale on March 28, 2017 

Dolezal eventually admitted she is not biologically black, but continues to insist she did not deceive anybody and that she identifies as black.

The memoir will detail her evangelical upbringing and the path which took her to her senior role at the NAACP. It will also detail the discrimination she’s suffered while living as a black woman.

A teaser for the book on Amazon reads: “A lot of people think they know what Rachel Dolezal is.

Dolezal’s mother Ruthanne says this is her daughter in earlier years before she began ‘disguising’ herself
Dolezal stepped down as President of the Spokane NAACP in June last year 

“Race faker. Liar. Opportunist. Crazy bitch. But they don’t get to decide who Rachel Dolezal is.”

The description goes on to say the memoir will make readers “consider race in an entirely new light ― not as a biological imperative, but as a function of the experiences we have, the culture we embrace, and, ultimately, the identity we choose”.

News of Dolezal’s book has been greeted with derision, particularly from those objecting to her discussion of enduring discrimination as a black woman.

In Full Colour: Finding My Place in a Black and White World will be released on Amazon on March 28 2017.

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