As Western Journalism told you earlier today, a top official of the NAACP in Spokane, Wash. — a woman who for years has been assuming a position of prominence as a black civil rights activist — has been outed as white…the stunning race hoax revealed by her own parents.
Now, on top of that racial revelation — word of which has been all over the news, even the mainstream media — comes a report that this same woman, Rachel Dolezal, is suspected of faking not just her race, but also a hate crime.
Even as the NAACP national office issues a statement in support of Dolezal, irrespective of her purposeful deceit — saying that “one’s racial identity is not a qualifying criteria or disqualifying standard for NAACP leadership” — even as the organization stands by their woman, authorities in Washington state are raising serious doubts about her claim to have been the victim of a hate crime.
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KXLY-TV in Spokane reveals:
A police report raises questions about reports of threatening hate mail sent to Spokane’s NAACP president. Major Crimes detectives have concluded that the mail was never processed, despite showing up in the organization’s post office box.
Rachel Dolezal, president of Spokane’s NAACP chapter, said she found an envelope containing threatening mail in the post office box on North Monroe in February. The 20 pages of notes included pictures and lynchings and words like “war pig.”
Plus, as the TV news report confirms, the pretend-black president of the Spokane NAACP — who is also a college professor with a focus on racial studies — may have pretended to be the victim of other supposed hate crimes in a different state:
Dolezal told police she was especially concerned about the hateful mail she found in the [NAACP] P.O. box in February because of past hate crimes committed against her. Dolezal teaches classes at Eastern Washington University and, in her online bio, describes being the victim of ‘at least eight documented hate crimes [targeting her] and her children during her residency in North Idaho.’
Reports indicate that none of those incidents that police investigated were ever confirmed. And now, given the fact that her parents say Dolezal has pulled a fast one for years with regard to her race, it would not come as much of a surprise that those reported acts of hateful prejudice in the woman’s past may have been useful fictions meant to enhance her status as a victimized and oppressed member of the minority community.