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Race faker Rachel Dolezal says people who criticize her are ‘white supremacy folks’

Race faker Rachel Dolezal says people who criticize her are ‘white supremacy folks’ and blames her black ex husband for ‘repressing’ her in new documentary about black beauty

  • Rachel Dolezal had pretended to be black for more than 10 years until her ruse was revealed in 2015
  • She has now briefly appeared in Jennifer Holness’ new  documentary about black beauty Subjects of Desire – which debuts at SXSW this week
  • Dolezal said in the documentary that she has been a victim of ‘shaming and ridicule’ since the scandal 

Race faker Rachel Dolezal will appear in a new documentary about black beauty in which she claims people who criticize her are ‘white supremacy folks’ and blames her black ex-husband for ‘repressing’ her.

Dolezal had pretended to be black for more than 10 years until her ruse was revealed in 2015, making headlines, and has now appeared in Jennifer Holness’ Subjects of Desire – which debuts at SXSW this week, Daily Beast reported.

Because of the scandal, Dolezal was forced to resign from a leadership position at her local Spokane chapter of the NAACP and was fired from her job as an adjunct professor of Africana Studies at Eastern Washington University.

Rachel Dolezal, former president of the Spokane NAACP chapter, poses for a photo in 2015

Dolezal, who is white, falsely claimed she is black and sparked national outrage in 2015

Dolezal, who is white, falsely claimed she is black and sparked national outrage in 2015

Dolezal says people who criticize her are 'white supremacy folks' and blames her black ex husband for 'repressing' her. Pictured: a scene from the new documentaryu00A0Subjects of Desire

Dolezal says people who criticize her are ‘white supremacy folks’ and blames her black ex husband for ‘repressing’ her. Pictured: a scene from the new documentary Subjects of Desire

Dolezal said in the documentary that she has been a victim of ‘shaming and ridicule’ since the scandal.

‘I’ve been called an insult to white women and an insult to black women. White women are angry because I did what they never would do and went further, like I put 110,’ she said, according to Daily Beast.

‘I didn’t just be that white ally and do a little bit, I canceled my white privilege. I canceled my hair.’

Dolezal also appeared that to indicate that she received criticism from black women because her scandal was ‘like a trigger to post-traumatic stress,’ though her comments were not entirely clear.

‘For black women, I feel like it’s a reaction to pain. It’s like a trigger to post-traumatic stress,’ she said in the documentary, according to Daily Beast.

‘When it comes to white men, that’s the group that I am the most scared of on a level of threat because that’s mostly the white supremacy folks.’

In the documentary, Dolezal also recalls how her first husband Kevin Moore – a black man she married in 2000 – tried to force her into a ‘white mold.’ 

Dolezal said Moore’s actions caused her spirit to be ‘repressed,’ according to Daily Beast.

‘He would make comments about how no white woman has that kind of butt, you need to get a respectable white butt,’ she said. 

Dolezal only appears briefly in the 103-minute documentary which frames its look at black beauty around the 50th anniversary of the Miss Black America beauty pageant in 2018.

Dolezal said in the documentary that she has been a victim of 'shaming and ridicule' since the scandal

Dolezal said in the documentary that she has been a victim of ‘shaming and ridicule’ since the scandal 

Rachel Dolezal, center, is pictured with her family and adopted children in Troy, Montana, in 1996

Rachel Dolezal, center, is pictured with her family and adopted children in Troy, Montana, in 1996

Holness told Daily Beast the decision to include Dolezal may seem out of place but that she needed to be included. 

‘It wasn’t a commercial thought. It wasn’t like I thought, “Oh my God, if I put her in, it’ll be controversial!” No, not at all,’ Holness told the outlet.

‘I’m doing a film on black women and beauty and this is the first time that I’ve come across a white woman pretending to be black for 10 years when there wasn’t a massive financial benefit,’ she said.

‘The standard of beauty historically has been white and that has been protected and upheld, so as someone who has that standard, she’s blonde with freckles and green eyes, and stepped away from that, there’s something there.’

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