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.
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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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