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Dolezal Doubles Down….”I’m Black!”

Going to start this one with a picture…

By the infamous one drop rule, every kid in this family is black. Their mother is Jewish. and the father is black.

These girls are twins…

When Lucy and Maria Aylmer tell people they are twins, disbelief is one response. The 18-year-olds from Gloucester, U.K. are two of the five children born to their Caucasian father and “half-Jamaican” mother, World Wide Features reports.

So…In my view, if Rachel Dolezal wants to be black…I can see no reason to reject her assertion. I have cousins who look like the girl on the left, and right – and there are kids in the family who look like the ones in the top picture.

Ex-Washington state NAACP leader Dolezal: ‘I would say I’m black’

A civil rights activist who drew national attention for self-identifying as a black woman despite being the child of white parents, told magazine Vanity Fair she did not lie, but her critics are limited by their views of race: “I would say I’m black.”

Washington state activist Rachel Dolezal, 37, resigned in June as president of the Spokane chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, a leading civil rights organization, amid reports she was falsely claiming to be black.

Dolezal came under intense scrutiny when a white couple who identified themselves as her estranged biological parents told U.S. media she has Caucasian roots. She was raised in a home with adopted black siblings, attended historically black Howard University, and has produced art work and taught classes about black culture.

“It’s taken my entire life to negotiate how to identify, and I’ve done a lot of research and a lot of studying,” Dolezal told Vanity Fair in an interview published on Sunday.

“I could have a long conversation, an academic conversation about that. I don’t know. I just feel like I didn’t mislead anybody; I didn’t deceive anybody,” Dolezal said, according to the magazine.

“If people feel misled or deceived, then sorry that they feel that way, but I believe that’s more due to their definition and construct of race in their own minds than it is to my integrity or honesty, because I wouldn’t say I’m African American, but I would say I’m black, and there’s a difference in those terms,” she said.

Her self-expression triggered a national debate over the bounds of racial identity and self-identification.

After she stepped down as local NAACP president, Eastern Washington University did not re-new her teaching contract, and the Spokane City Council ousted her from a municipal police oversight commission over conduct violations…

 

 
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Posted by on July 20, 2015 in The Post-Racial Life

 

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Nixon And Aborting Bi-Racials

A popular childhood story line is how a beautiful young girl kisses a frog, and it turns into a Prince…

Kissing Republicans only seems to produce more toads.

The Future President of the United States, Barack Obama's parents

The Future President of the United States, Barack Obama's parents

In a NY Times Article – On Nixon Tapes, Ambivalence Over Abortion, Not Watergate, Tricky Dick delivers the bad news for bi-racials –

Nixon worried that greater access to abortions would foster “permissiveness,” and said that “it breaks the family.” But he also saw a need for abortion in some cases, such as interracial pregnancies.

“There are times when an abortion is necessary. I know that. When you have a black and a white,” he told an aide, before adding: “Or a rape.”

Nixon’s “Southern Strategy” apparently included a healthy dose of racial eugenics. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 24, 2009 in Stupid Republican Tricks

 

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