Rachel Dolezal didn’t just want to be black – she took it a step further by lecturing people about blackness.
In a lecture posted just this past February, white NAACP leader talks about the history of black hair and her own personal experiences.
Rachel Dolezal gave the presentation at Eastern Washington University, where she teaches, and talks about, among other things; a timeline of black hair, ‘nappiness,’ and the brown paper bag test in which only blacks with light skin were welcomed into events or offered jobs.
The name of the lecture was Black Is Beautiful.
Dolezal opened her lecture by reading the poem Among the Things That Used to Be by Willi Coleman.
Coleman, a professor at University of Vermont, wrote the poem about black hair, ending the piece by saying; ‘Beauty shops could have been a hell-of-a-place to ferment a revolution.’
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