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Spokane, Washington / NAACP Uproar / Racial Identity / A Discussion (Part I) #1085242

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The resignation of Spokane NAACP head Rachel Dolezal for claiming she is black reviewed; photos shown. [On "Today," DOLEZAL - says "I identify as black" & with the black experience since she was five.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "New York Times" columnist Charles Blow, cultural critic Michaela Angela Black & "Near Black" author Baz Dreisinger about Dolezal. [BLOW - says he can't take Dolezal's "experience" seriously.] [DAVIS - calls it an insulting moment for black women.] [DREISINGER - talks about the tradition of whites fetishizing black culture.] Other material: [On MSNBC, DOLEZAL - says she identifies as black & has lived in blackness.]

Cooper, Anderson

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