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  1. Letters: Rachel Dolezal Raises Questions About Racial IdentityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | National Public Radio

    NPR's Melissa Block and Audie Cornish read listener letters about race and identity in light of Rachel Dolezal's resignation as president of the NAACP chapter in Spokane, Wash. Dolezal says she identifies as black, though her parents say she is white.

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  2. Rachel Dolezal's Story Sparks Questions About 'How People Experience Race'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | National Public Radio

    NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Rutgers University professor Khadijah White and Allyson Hobbs, who wrote a book about the history of racial passing, about the former head of the NAACP in Spokane, Wash. Please keep your community civil.

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  3. 'I Identify As Black,' Rachel Dolezal Says In TV InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | National Public Radio

    Former NAACP official Rachel Dolezal shared her views on race - including her own - in a live interview Tuesday, the first time she's spoken with the media since reports emerged that questioned her racial identity. When the Today show's Matt Lauer asked , "Are you an African-American woman?" Dolezal replied, "I identify as black."

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  4. Round-Up: A Few More Worthwhile Thoughts On Rachel DolezalRead the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | National Public Radio

    On Monday morning, Dolezal resigned from her position with the NAACP. As developments in this deeply strange story continue rolling out, many are still trying to make sense of the situation.

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  5. Making Sense Of Rachel Dolezal, The Alleged White Woman Who Passed As BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | National Public Radio

    In this July 24, 2009, file photo, Rachel Dolezal, a leader of the Human Rights Education Institute, stands in front of a mural she painted at the institute's offices in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Nicholas K. Geranios/AP hide caption In this July 24, 2009, file photo, Rachel Dolezal, a leader of the Human Rights Education Institute, stands in front of a mural she painted at the institute's offices in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

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  6. Join Our Twitter Conversation About Rachel Dolezal, Gender And RaceRead the original story

    Friday Jun 12 | National Public Radio

    There's a whole lot of conversation going on about the revelation that Rachel Dolezal, the president of the NAACP chapter in Spokane, Washington, is seemingly a white woman who has been living as a black woman for many years. There's so much to unpack here - What made her do it? Didn't anyone suspect it? What's up with that hair? - but there's one thread in particular that's got us thinking.

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  7. This Teen Wanted To Die, But An Officer Told Him 'Don't Give Up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | National Public Radio

    Eleven years ago, Sean Fitzpatrick was a high school junior in Spokane, Wash. He had also developed paranoid schizophrenia and was hearing voices - though he didn't tell anyone.

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  8. People With Low Incomes Say They Pay A Price In Poor HealthRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | National Public Radio

    When you ask people what impacts health you'll get a lot of different answers: Access to good health care and preventative services, personal behavior, exposure to germs or pollution and stress. But if you dig a little deeper you'll find a clear dividing line, and it boils down to one word: money.

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  9. Courted By The U.S. And Russia, Uzbekistan Ignores CriticsRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2015 | National Public Radio

    Uzbek President Islam Karimov looks on as Russian President Vladimir Putin, unseen, speaks to the media after talks in Moscow in April 2013. Even as tensions have grown between the United States and Russia, both countries have worked with an autocratic leader who rules a strategic nation in Central Asia.

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  10. Missing Book Racks Up $475 Overdue Library FineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | National Public Radio

    Gone With the Wind disappeared in 1946 from a library in Spokane, Wash. It turned up in New England.

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