Twitter roundly mocks Rachel Dolezal with #ByeRachel: "When does she start her Fox News gig?"

Dolezal began her apologia tour Tuesday morning and Twitter was having none of it

By Colin Gorenstein
June 16, 2015 6:34PM (UTC)
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The disgraced former NAACP Spokane chapter president Rachel Dolezal set off on her apologia tour Tuesday morning. The first stop was NBC's Today Show, where she told co-host Matt Lauer that she's identified as black for a very long time. “I was drawing self-portraits with the brown crayon instead of the peach crayon,” she said.

Twitter users were not having any of it and quickly assembled Tuesday morning to give Dolezal a "good riddance" with the hashtag #ByeRachel, the new Bye Felicia, some are calling it.

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Have a look at some of those tweets below:

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Colin Gorenstein

Colin Gorenstein is Salon's assistant editor of internet and viral content. Follow @colingorenstein or email cgorenstein@salon.com.

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