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Rachel Dolezal Reveals She's Bisexual While Opening Up About Being 'Trans-Black'

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Rachel Dolezal is full of surprises!

It's been almost two years since the former head of Spokane, Washington's NAACP chapter ignited a media firestorm when it was revealed she had been posing as a black woman and was biologically white.

Now, while promoting her new memoir In Full Color, the controversial author not only discusses identifying as "trans-black," but also as bisexual.

Related: Rachel Named Her Son After Langston Hughes

Speaking to NBCBLK, the 39-year-old mom explained how she describes her racial and sexual fluidity:

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Rachel Dolezal Says She Identifies As Black, Not African-American!

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Rachel Dolezal insists she's black.

She always leaves us speechless!

Even though Rachel Dolezal has very few people on her side regarding her "blackness," the former NAACP leader is still promoting her memoir, In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World, and sticking to her guns regarding her racial identity.

Related: Rachel Compares Her Upbringing To Slavery

Her most recent appearance was on The Today Show Monday where she spoke with Savannah Guthrie, explaining that she identifies as black rather than African-American.

She said:

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Rachel Dolezal Compares Her Bizarre AF Upbringing To Slavery In Her New Memoir — Is This For Real?

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Some would call Rachel Dolezal a hero for sparking a conversation on racial identity in a racially binary society.

Of course, those people will turn out to be fake commenters the former NAACP leader posed as in shameless self-promotion for her new memoir, In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World.

The disgraced African-American civil rights activist still labels herself as a misunderstood black woman, even after her biological parents outed her as white in 2015, and sheds new light on her journey of self discovery in the unapologetic tell all.

Related: Rachel Officially Changes Her Name To Nkechi Diallo

In the book, Dolezal narrates her harrowing upbringing as a pale blond girl growing up poor on the side of a Montana mountain, where she could only dream of one day freeing her inner blackness.

Though she didn't even meet a black person until she was 10 years old, the author says she'd read her grandmother's National Geographic magazines and would pretend she was a "dark-skinned princess in the Sahara Desert," writing:

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Rachel Dolezal Officially Changes Her Name To Nkechi Diallo — And Has Already Used It To Promote Rachel Dolezal?

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Rachel Dolezal is no more!

It's been over a year since the former head of Spokane, Washington's NAACP chapter ignited a media firestorm when it was revealed she had been posing as a black woman and was biologically white.

The controversy cost Dolezal her job, her credibility, and now, her name — as the 39-year-old now officially goes by Nkechi Amare Diallo!

Related: Rachel Named Her Son After Langston Hughes

According to legal docs obtained by DailyMail.com, Rachel Nkechi officially changed her name in a Washington court order back in October — and the meaning behind her new moniker couldn't be more obnoxious!

Nkechi, short for Nkechinyere, is a Nigerian name that means "gift of god" or "what god is given." Diallo is a last name of Fula origin meaning

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Rachel Dolezal Is Living On Food Stamps, Jobless, And Nearly Homeless Two Years After Her Scandal

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This is a tough one — do you feel sorry for Rachel Dolezal?

Or did she create her own issues with that almost unbelievable controversy two years ago when it came to light she was a white woman pretending to be black?

Now two years after her memorable and almost surreal scandal broke, Dolezal is nearly homeless, unable to find any kind of work, and living off food stamps.

And no, she still doesn't believe she did anything wrong.

Related: Here's Everything We Know About Rachel Dolezal!

There's a fascinating piece up over at The Guardian that goes deep on Dolezal, where she is today, what she's been going through the last two years, and what she thinks about the scandal she created for the NAACP.

Dolezal seems completely uninterested in taking any responsibility for causing her own scandal or owning up to her flat-out lie about being black, as she indicated in telling the publication this (below):

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Rachel Dolezal Resurfaces! The Disgraced Former NAACP Leader Goes On TODAY To Discuss Her New Book & Upcoming TED Talk!

Wait… Somebody let Rachel Dolezal do a TED Talk?!

Surely you remember the controversial woman who faked being black and set off a several months-long firestorm last year… well she's back, apparently, and the TED Talk is far from the only new thing on her plate!

Related: Rob Thomas Apologizes After Making Racist Joke At A Performance

The former leader of the Spokane, Washington NAACP, Dolezal went on TODAY to discuss how she's moved on from her controversy in the past year, and what she intends to do in the future.

A book deal? Speaking engagements? A teaching position?! Teaching what… fraud??

This poor woman is still trying SO hard to be black in EVERY way. The thirst is real

Ch-ch-check out her interview (above), and let us know what you think — sound off in the comments (below)!

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Rachel Dolezal Named Her Son After Langston Hughes — See The Surprising Response From The Historical Figure's Estate!

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Last Summer Rachel Dolezal came under a lot of fire for pretending to be black while leading a chapter of the NAACP.

While Rachel dealt with a lot of backlash from her decisions and has had her family drama pulled into the light as well, we've got some good news from the controversial woman as she gave birth last week to a baby boy!

Related: Rob Thomas Apologizes After Making Racist Joke At A Performance

The 38-year-old took to Facebook to share:

Today, we welcomed the newest addition… Langston Attickus, born on 2/16/16, a healthy and perfect little guy with two proud big bros and a happy momma. (named after Langston Hughes & Crispus Attucks) ❤️
Posted by Rachel Dolezal on Tuesday, February 16, 2016

While some people might have a problem with the new mom naming her son after Langston Hughes, Arnold Rampersad, the executor of Hughes' estate told

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