Originally posted by whodeyI think the issue is that she claimed to be black when she wasn't. It's the deception that people are reacting to, not her race.
So why is this woman resigning from the NAACP? She thinks she is black, so in the immortal words of Hillary Clinton, what does it matter?
It seems to me that if they can change Bruce Jenner into a woman, they can certainly change a white woman into a b ...[text shortened]... NAACP so bigoted towards the transracial woman?
In fact, are any of you a transracial bigot?
Originally posted by Ghost of a DukeNo, in her own mind she was black.
I think the issue is that she claimed to be black when she wasn't. It's the deception that people are reacting to, not her race.
Originally posted by quackquackWhy not? She obviously thinks she is black.
So it the proper remedy for someone who believes they were born the wrong race to get racial altering medical treatment?
Originally posted by whodeyYou're able to read her mind? That's quite a trick.
[b]No, in her own mind she was black.
Originally posted by Ghost of a DukeWho is to judge why she wants to be black?
You're able to read her mind? That's quite a trick.
Unless you are privy to to a report i haven't read, her reasons are still unclear, though an interview with her parents was quite telling. It is just as likely she thought she would be taken more seriously for her chosen cause if she was thought to be black.