Initial Thoughts on the Woman in Blackface

One black woman’s response to Rachel Dolezal

Whit Taylor
Jun 14, 2015 · 2 min read

1. I’m slightly flattered, but WHY would you choose to be black in America?

2. THAT is dedication.

3. How did she pull this off for almost a decade?

4. Not going to lie, I’m impressed with those hairstyling skills.

5. I’m feeling everything simultaneously.

6. Saying “We’re all from the African Continent,” when asked about her heritage was, I guess, TECHNICALLY true.

7. #Transracial? No. Just, no.

8. So… does she go back to being white now?

The Response

Cartoonist collective on race, class, gender and culture

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