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Rachel Dolezal on changed life since race identity row

Rachel Dolezal shot to fame last year as the prominent civil rights activist accused of lying about her racial identity. She identified herself as black but it was revealed she was the child of white parents.

Now, nearly one year on, she tells HARDtalk's Stephen Sackur how her life has changed and reflects back on the media storm of June 2015 that changed her life for ever.

Rachel Dolezal: Why I identify myself as black

This programme is part of the BBC's Identity season.

Learn more about the season or join the discussion on Twitter using the hashtag #BBCIdentity.

You can see the interview in full on HARDtalk on Wednesday 27 April 2016 at these times on BBC World News and the BBC News Channel. You can also watch the programme after transmission on BBCiPlayer (UK only). Watch more clips at HARDtalk's website.

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