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Rachel Dolezal reveals new memoir that ‘forces us to consider race in an entirely new light’

In this March 2, 2015, file photo, Rachel Dolezal, president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP, poses for a photo in her Spokane home. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)
In this March 2, 2015, file photo, Rachel Dolezal, president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP, poses for a photo in her Spokane home. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)
From staff reports

The civil rights activist who resigned as president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP after it was revealed she was a white woman pretending to be black is writing a memoir.

Rachel Dolezal, 39, made the announcement on her Instagram page Friday. The memoir is titled “In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World.”

The book’s description on Amazon says it traces “the path that led her from being a child of white evangelical parents to an NAACP chapter president and respected educator and activist who identified as black.”

The book is being published by BenBella Books, of Dallas. It is scheduled to be released March 28, 2017.

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