Rachel Dolezal

Embattled former Spokane NAACP president Rachel Dolezal sat down with NBC Today’s Matt Lauer to discuss the firestorm of controversy surrounding her personal racial identity.

Dolezal, who pretended to be black for 8 years, stepped down as president of the Spokane NAACP on Monday, just days after her parents outed her as being their biological daughter. Ruthanne and Larry Dolezal are both white.

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