9 Tweets From Rachel Dolezal That Will Really Make You Think

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In the coming days, the Rachel Dolezal story—the tale of a white woman from Spokane, Washington whose family said pretended to be black for almost a decade—will surely be used as a thinking-off point for many complicated and important ideas about race, power, passing, Iggy Azalea, etc. In the meantime, let it be a mere ray of sunshine straight from God to Twitter. Presented without comment, some tweets:

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“The great thing,” says Jezebel writer Clover Hope, “is that she can be like, well, nobody asked me if I was black.”


Contact the author at jia@jezebel.com.

Images via the Spokesman-Review

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mondrianlovesme
Mondrianlovesme

If Rachel has always felt like a white woman trapped in a black woman’s body, is it for us to say that she’s “lying”?