Rachel Dolezal, who resigned Monday as president of the Spokane, Wash., chapter of the NAACP amid a furor over racial identity, sued historically black Howard University in 2002, claiming it discriminated against her because she is white. The case was dismissed.
Rachel Dolezal, who resigned Monday as president of the Spokane, Wash., chapter of the NAACP amid a furor over racial identity, sued historically black Howard University in 2002, claiming it discriminated against her because she is white. The case was dismissed. Colin Mulvany The Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Wash.)/AP
Rachel Dolezal, who resigned Monday as president of the Spokane, Wash., chapter of the NAACP amid a furor over racial identity, sued historically black Howard University in 2002, claiming it discriminated against her because she is white. The case was dismissed. Colin Mulvany The Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Wash.)/AP

Civil rights activist Rachel Dolezal: ‘I identify as black’

June 16, 2015 08:16 AM