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Rachel Dolezal - Transracial lady!

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Maybe orange is really the new black?

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Sometimes feel sorry for her, but then I think about how deceptive she was. Can't believe many in US media have really given her a free pass because she worked for a black rights organization.

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in america, jesus is transracial

lol

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What she has done is bizarre and she's now milking the publicity. Dishonest to the core.

TV media in chasing the story, as expected, has been complicit in not asking the right questions. Interesting commentary by former talk show host Montel Williams.

http://fortune.com/2015/06/16/nbc-rachel-dolezal-interview/

The gist of Today’s interview was, “Set the record straight: are you white or black?” Sure, that’s fun, gossipy, built-for-Twitter question, but it ignores the fundamental issue here: “Why should we trust anything you say if you’ve been lying for a decade?!” The other foundational issue goes to self-identification, and it’s one that, as a father of four bi-racial children, I’ve done a lot of thinking about. My kids could identify as white, black or bi-racial and be honest in doing so. I think people should have some freedom of self-identification provided that identification is built on a platform of honesty.
While she was living as white, Dolezal sued Howard University for discrimination based on the fact she was a white pregnant woman. Then while she was living as black, she reported numerous hate crimes which law enforcement believes may have been fabricated. She’s been flip-flopping her race and fabricating bias in every identity she chooses. And yet instead of asking “Have you been dishonest?” Today preferred to focus on, “What race are you today?” That’s like Wells Fargo asking a bank-robber, “Are you withdrawing or depositing?”
Here’s another one “Today” should have asked Ms. Dolezal, who’d applied for the civilian police oversight board in Spokane. “Ms. Dolezal, given you’ve frequently cast yourself as a victim of racial bias seemingly at every possible turn and, some say on fabricated reports, if you’d been presented with a case in which a black citizen alleged discrimination against a white officer, would you immediately have assumed there was racial bias or would you have examined whether the evidence supported a claim of racial bias? If your application for a position of public trust contained knowingly false statements, how can citizens on the one hand, and the police on the other rely on your integrity?”
MSNBC, NBC’s cable outlet, went the touchy-feely direction, asking questions like, “How do you fit in?” and “How do you feel?”—rather than taking her to task for her history of dishonesty.
Maybe it’s just poor reporting. Maybe NBC just forgot the hard balls. But I suspect there’s something else at play: the hidden cost of the exclusive. An interviewee’s lawyers will often instruct their client to avoid certain questions, which is fine and common practice. The problem is when lawyers tell a producer what they can and cannot ask. It poses an ethical dilemma. A journalist’s job is to get the truth. A producer or reporter should channel her inner Woodward/Bernstein and exclaim, “We ask the questions here, not you!”
But let’s face it, this is the age of infotainment, and to live in it, journalists need ratings. Say “shove off” to the various flacks involved and they might take their client up the street to “Fox and Friends” or GMA. Television is a competitive game, which plays out not just in yearly ratings, but in the day-to-day booking wars. Being first to sit down with Rachel Dolezal is a big deal. It’s a cross-platform victory, which means big traffic to the website, replays on MSNBC, and a nice boost on the “Nightly News.” Today has to stay competitive, with far more players on the morning landscape than ten years ago and GMA breathing down their neck in the ratings war.

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Guest Rachelle of London

She's come out as bisexual now and admits to only dating light skin women :lmao:

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She's come out as bisexual now and admits to only dating light skin women :lmao:

She's going wherever that publicity tour takes her!! :rotfl:

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She's come out as bisexual now and admits to only dating light skin women :lmao:

she really just should shut up. She makes a fool of herself !! :lol:

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She's a nut job.

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The fact that the media is still giving her attention is the worst. That's what she craves, obviously.

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