Rachel Dolezal Name Change: The Disgraced NAACP Head Now A ‘Gift Of God’

Ven Lanyon - Author

Mar. 1 2017, Updated 7:01 p.m. ET

Rachel Dolezal believes she’s black, regardless of her physical characteristics of whiteness. The Daily Mail reports that Dolezal now has a legal name to go with her adopted racial identity.

Dolezal is the white woman who pretended to be of African heritage and eventually became the Spokane, Washington, NAACP chapter head. Her white Christian parents couldn’t live with the ongoing deception and decided to “out” their daughter as non-black two years ago.

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