Kweisi Mfume

Mfume urges Rachel Dolezal to 'speak the truth'

Mfume urges Rachel Dolezal to 'speak the truth'

Former NAACP leader and Maryland congressman Kweisi Mfume on Monday encouraged Rachel Dolezal to "come forward" and "speak the truth" over the controversy surrounding her race. Dolezal, the president of the Spokane chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, had been presenting herself as being of mixed race when she was actually born to white parents. Dolezal stepped down from her post on Monday. "Truth, veracity, integrity, those things are on the line, and so the issue is not so much that she happens to be white and happens to be president of the association, because the founders of the association were predominantly white...