The memoir's description on Amazon says that it will explain "her sense of belonging, she felt while living in black communities in Jackson, Mississippi and Washington, D.C., and the discrimination she’s suffered while living as a black woman."
In 2015, the former Spokane, Washington, NAACP leader was exposed as a white woman who claimed to be black. Dolezal later resigned from her position with the NAACP and was dismissed as chair of Spokane's police ombudsman commission.
Dolezal was born to white parents in Lincoln County, Montana, in 1977. She came to media attention last June when her estranged parents publicly said that she is a white woman who was passing as black.