Rachel Dolezal Resigns From NAACP Position Amid Racial Controversy

Rachel Dolezal , the prominent civil rights activist accused of lying about her race , has resigned from her position as president of the NAACP chapter in Spokane, Washington. She wrote in a statement posted Monday to the chapter's Facebook page, "It is a true honor to serve in the racial and social justice movement here in Spokane and across the nation." She added, "This is not me quitting; this is a continuum.