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Matt Lauer Rachael Dolezal Today Show

‘I identify as black’

16 Jun, 2015

On the Today Show, Dolezal tells Lauer that she identifies as black — something she started doing at the age of five.

I was drawing self-portraits with the brown crayon instead of the peach crayon, and black curly hair. I do take exception to that because it’s a little more complex than me identifying as black or answering a question of, are you black or white?