Rachel Dolezal: ‘The idea of race is a lie’

Rachel Dolezal – the white US woman who said she was black – says “the idea of race is a lie”.

Speaking in an interview with Emily Maitlis, she argued that the concept of “transracial” – similar to that of transgender – is useful in describing people such as herself.

Rachel Dolezal has just written a book about her experience, In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World.

Watch the full BBC Newsnight interview here

Rachel Dolezal: ‘The idea of race is a lie’

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