For longer than 70 years, Verda Byrd of Converse, Texas, thought she ended up being black colored. Her adoptive moms and dads had been black colored and took her to worship at an all-black congregation. Her close friends had been black colored, her boyfriends had been black colored and she’s got been married twice вЂ“ both times to black colored guys.
Now Byrd, 72, has found that she really is actually white. And she’s got an email for Rachel Dolezal, the NAACP that is former president Spokane, Washington, whom lied about her battle.
вЂњI respect her for wanting treatment that is equal however the truth is, she outright lied,вЂќ she informs PEOPLE. вЂњThat’s what is indeed upsetting if you ask me. She knew she had been white and attempted become one thing she was not. The fact is, I simply did not know whereas in my case.