Head of Spokane NAACP quits amid furor over racial identity

FILE - In this Friday, March 6, 2015, file photo, from left, Della Montgomery-Riggins, Charles Thornton and Spokane NAACP president Rachel Dolezal link arms and sing "We Shall Overcome" at a rally in downtown Spokane, Wash., responding to a racist and threatening package received by Dolezal. Dolezal is now facing questions about whether she lied about her racial identity, with her family saying she is white but has portrayed herself as black. (Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review via AP, File)

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Rachel Dolezal resigned as president of the NAACP’s Spokane chapter Monday amid a furor over racial identity that erupted when her parents came forward to say she has been posing as black for years when she is actually white.

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