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Current Event June 21, 2015

Misrepresenting Race


The NAACP is a national civil rights organization that represents and works to serve the African American community. It was recently discovered that an NAACP leader from Spokane Washington lied and misrepresented her race. Rachel Dolezal was born to two white parents but identifies as black and has falsely claimed African American and Native American heritage. This falsehood had prompted a larger conversation about about racial boundaries and how they are observed.

US History II Race Civil RIghts Ethics

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AIR DATE: 06/15/2015


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