Notorious race imposter Rachel Dolezal will not go away.
In 2015, the 40-year-old civil rights activist was catapulted into the national spotlight after she was exposed for lying about her African-American background. Though she later admitted both of her biological parents were white, Dolezal attempted to defend herself by claiming to identify as “trans-black.” The fact that she has refused to change her position has resulted in widespread backlash. And it has apparently impacted her children.
On Wednesday, Netflix released a clip of their upcoming original documentary titled The Rachel Divide. Vulture reports award-winning filmmaker Laura Brownson followed Dolezal and her family over the course of two years, as they struggled to deal with public scrutiny. Though Dolezal said the documentary will help rebuild their lives, her son Franklin isn’t as optimistic.
“This book coming out, and this documentary might just backfire like everything else has backfired,” Franklin said in the clip. “I resent some of her choices, and I resent some of the words she’s spoken in interviews […] She can identify as anything she wants to be, because it’s her business. But when it’s put in the limelight, I don’t think you should be pissing people off more than they already are, unless you want to get bit in the ass from it. She did not choose her words carefully. It affected me, it affected my brother.”
You can check out the clip above. The Rachel Divide is set to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival next month, and will be released via Netflix on April 27.