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You remember Rachel Dolezal, don’t you? She’s the “transracial” White woman who claimed she was Black, but was outed by her parents. She was the president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) chapter in Spokane, Washington, and was seen marching side-by-side with civil rights activists.

However, Rachel forget a key element of activism — authenticity. Well, Rachel, who changed her name to Nkechi Amare Diallo in 2016, is still fighting the power and still getting the side-eye. In response to the outrage over H&M’s offensive  “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle” shirt, Ms. Diallo decided to create and sell her own hoody, which read “Coolest Prince in the Hood.”

This didn’t go over too well, though, and she received backlash for the word “hood.” So she changed it to “world.” See below:

 

We all know Rachel is desperate for some coins, but why is she trying to profit from rightful outrage? Have several seats, sis.

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18 thoughts on “Rachel ‘Transracial’ Dolezal Made A Shirt To Protest H&M And Failed

  1. Charity Dell on said:

    +DB–Please see all the comments and questions I wrote to Mac Daddy…I don’t think I’m the only one curious about all these issues….and I want to know WHY all these reporters, journalists
    and whatnot have “danced around” or AVOIDED asking the questions I am asking! It’s almost as
    if they are failing to see “the elephant in the room.” What makes Rachel’s case intriguing is EXACTLY that–all those issues her parents WILL NOT CONFRONT. I still don’t see how they
    expected Rachel to cultivate some big “white identity” if they chose BLACK SIBLINGS for her!
    And what about this NATIVE AMERICAN ancestor? Why haven’t reporters grilled the parents
    about THEIR choices and behaviors? And what if Rachel DOES have recent African ancestry,
    as she suspects? THEN what are her parents going to say?

    • Hi Charity Dell,
      I previously read the questions in your response to Mac Daddy. I don’t have a comment as the answers are simply of no importance to me.

      • Charity Dell on said:

        DB–No problem….with what’s been said by the Prezzi-dint lately, we’ve got “bigger fish to fry!”
        Have a blessed New Year and stay safe! 🙂

  2. Mac Daddy on said:

    Thank you Charity, you’re like a breath of fresh air. Someone who can engage in adult dialog, even if we differ in opinions. Welcome to BAW

    • CHARITY DELL on said:

      +MAC DADDY It’s great trading ideas with another adult with working brain cells! LOL 🙂
      Here’s a few questions I have:

      1. Why did Rachel’s parents expect her to have some big “white identity,” but they only
      adopted BLACK children to be her siblings?

      2. Rachel’s parents told her about the alleged NATIVE AMERICAN ancestor–so why didn’t
      they attempt to adopt NATIVE AMERICAN children?

      3. Why haven’t Rachel’s parents completed GENETIC TESTING if they are so SURE
      about their “WHITENESS?” Just because you are regarded “White” or “Native American”
      or “Latino” in this country, that does NOT rule out African ancestry. Millions of Euro-Americans
      in the United States have AFRICAN ancestry, despite how they look or what the family folklore is!

      4. Many Native American ancestors turn out to be AFRICAN ancestors when extensive
      genetic testing is completed.

      I think that Rachel SUSPECTS recent (last 500 years or so) African ancestry, and her
      parents may not have been COMPLETELY truthful about any non-European “deviation” on the family’s maternal and paternal lines.

  3. I wish that I can tell her that pretending to be black is honestly not worth it. If she wants to continue being racially discriminated by society, employees, employers, and everyone else in America, she can go ahead and deny your white race.

    We have to be ourselves because we cannot stop other people from treating us the way we want to be treated.

  4. Charity Dell on said:

    +MAC DADDY–You bring up many good points. From all accounts, Rachel did some outstanding
    work as president of the local NAACP chapter. Frankly, I never saw what the big deal was about.
    In America, you can choose to change your sex; choose to change your sexual orientation; and
    choose to change and/or modify your ethnic group, or choose to belong to multiple ethnic groups and/or cultures. You can choose to change your name and/or identity, just as you can choose to change your religion and/or religious orientation and choose to change your marital status. People have done all these things since the 1500’s in America, for a variety of reasons. In fact, this is one of the characteristics of American culture–the fact that people deny that “biology is destiny.” You can make/remake yourself in any image you choose, and you can choose to alter that image any time and any place you decide to live. If Bruce can choose to be Caitlyn, Rachel can choose to be Black.

  5. Charity Dell on said:

    DB–Rachel lost her “White Privilege Card” the moment she was “outed” as Euro-American.
    This typically happens to White people who, for whatever reasons, get involved with non-White
    people, marry into other cultures, etc. Euro-America makes sure it “punishes” the White person
    who “strayed”, and the punishments take many forms, such as: loss of prestige; loss of employment or lack of advancement in the workplace; loss of other family ties or kinship ties, etc. Rachel really does not have anything to “go back to,” so “whiteness” in her case does not, and will not equal
    “privilege” or “carte blanche” for anything. Frankly, I suspect that her parents may not be forthright
    concerning the so-called “Native American ancestor” they claimed Rachel has. Many times the
    “Native American” ancestor ends up being AFRICAN-American–and many Black and White
    folks have made that discovery doing their genealogy and/or genetic testing. I suspect that
    Rachel’s parents are probably SCARED of undergoing GENETIC TESTING–because when all is said and done, DNA DOES NOT LIE!

      • Charity Dell on said:

        DB–You also brought up some good points. I think Rachel’s case is much more complicated
        than just “pretending”, especially since there’s the issue of her childhood, when she decided
        to live “as Black,” etc. This kind of “ethnicity by choice” is a common American phenomenon,
        but again, I suspect Rachel’s parents are not telling “the whole truth” about that alleged
        “Native American Ancestor.” If that ancestor had ANY African ancestry, Rachel would then be
        “officially Black” under the “one-drop rule” that the United States applies to anyone of sub-Saharan
        African descent–regardless of what her parents claim or know to be. In this country,
        “whiteness” is JUST as slippery a definition as “Blackness.” Just a few thoughts…

  6. leadjustone on said:

    Wrong, wrong, wrong to try to profit off of this very offensive situation! Why doesn’t she see that? Also, her idea wasn’t even original. LeBron James did it first, and (along with his commentary) did it better!

  7. specialt757 on said:

    But “transracial” tho? Somebody fell down and bump their head. Come on folks don’t do it. Don’t put this out there in the universe.

    • leadjustone on said:

      You’re right! Maybe the thought is, if you use the term long enough and often enough, it will become legitimate. We must push back!!

  8. Mac Daddy on said:

    Here is what no one asked , was she doing a good job as NAACP President in Spokane? Because if so, we have completely shit on MLK’s dream….Judge me not by the color of my skin, but the content of my character Completely shit on his grave. But we know the real answer, we don’t want to compete with others on a level field, because we can’t.

    • Whether or not she did a good job is not the point and Dr. King’s dream was not S’d on. If she did a good job then yay everybody. People have a problem with her because she was deceitful; particularly with the people she worked with and for. As a white woman pretending to be a Black woman, she experienced some things we as a race of people deal with on a daily basis BUT once she got tired of being Black, she could just as easily go back to being a white woman with white privilege w/o question. I love being Black. I can’t change my skin color and I DON’T WANT TO. She, however, can go back to being white anytime she deems it necessary when the reality of what it really means to be Black in America becomes too much for her.

  9. Rachel’s fifteen minutes of FAME are OVER!!!!
    She is no longer RELEVANT!!!!!
    She needs to go sit her dumbass down somewhere.

    Bye, girll

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