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Spokane, Washington / NAACP Uproar / Dolezal / A Discussion #1085076

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jun 12, 2015
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Spokane; Paul Vercammen) The uproar in Spokane, Washington, over the local head of the NAACP chapter Rachel Dolezal for falsely portraying herself as black examined; photos & scenes shown; details given about her role in African-American activities in Spokane. [Rachel DOLEZAL@- stammers about her race; state she considers herself to be black.] [Father Lawrence DOLEZAL@- says she is white.] What the NAACP is saying about leadership & racial identity discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Huffington Post Live host Marc Lamont Hill & Michaela Angela Davis about Dolezal's ethnicity. [HILL - says he is puzzled about her puzzling claims; speculates about choices for black people.] [DAVIS - calls this pathological, a mental disorder in creating stories & lying to do good race work.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:09:40

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