publication date: Friday, June 19, 2015 (part of Summer 2015)

category: Hoaxes

clue: You don't have to be a CP to run a local chapter of the NAACP, but it sure helps.

explanation: Dolezal, director of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP who claimed to be the victim of numerous hate crimes, made headlines in June 2015 when she was revealed to be Caucasian instead of African-American. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Mike Eberhart, and Aaron Shurtleff


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