Racial Identity in America
Rachel Dolezal, the former Spokane, Washington NAACP leader, stepped down from her position after it was revealed that she is white. Dolezal self-identifies as a black woman and her story has sparked a conversation about race across the nation. Coming up, we look at Dolezal's actions and what they say about race in America
- Alexis Wilson, writer, artist, author of Not So Black and White
- Sam Gresham, political commentator and State Chair of Common Cause Ohio
- Gene Demby, lead blogger for NPR's Code Switch team, which covers race, ethnicity and culture
This show originally aired on June 18, 2015 at 10 a.m.