During Monday’s broadcast of NewsNation with Tamron Hall, west coast radio host Earl Hutchison said that Rachel Dolezal — the former head of the Spokane, WA NAACP chapter — could identify as a Martian, if she really wanted to. (RELATED: Dolezal Resigns As Spokane NAACP Member)
Earl Hutchison: There’s a couple of things that hit me about this story when it broke. What did she actually say. I’m hearing what everybody else, her parents are alleging. I want to know what she has to say. The only thing, Tamron, I could come up with that she actually said from her own lips, “I consider myself black.” Ok, if you consider yourself from the moon or a Martian, I mean, if that’s who you want to be, that’s who you want to be.
You know what? I love this. Who needs needs silly things like biology or hundreds of years of medical research to help decide what race you are when you’ve got feelings.
Don’t lose your dinosaur, Rachel.