By Biba Adams Yahoo News

‘As a person, you have to just continue to be who you are,’ said Dolezal, who calls herself transracial. ‘And you can’t change who you are.’

Six years after gaining notoriety as a white woman who lived for years as a Black woman, Rachel Dolezal told Tamron Hall she still can’t find a job.

In 2015, Dolezal was living in Spokane, Washington, working as a professor of Africana studies at Eastern Washington University and serving as president of the local chapter of the NAACP. For years, she had lived as a mixed-race woman who identified as Black, only to be outed as a white woman who was lying about being Black.

She then defined herself as “transracial” — and quickly became a punchline for comedians across racial lines, despite trying to explain her story in interviews and a Netflix documentary.

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