My 5 Year Identity Crisis: Born One Race, Feeling Like Another

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If you search for the word ‘transracial’, you’ll probably come up with dozens of articles mentioning the controversy surrounding Rachel Dolezal, a white American woman who, in her own words, identifies as black. It caused a national stir when the story broke in 2015 that she had been serving the Spokane chapter of the NAACP under the guise of a black woman, and it was probably the…