Woke Muslim Diversity Activist Outed As White By Her Mother
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- The senior inclusion officer of a Philadelphia-based social justice group has been lying about her ethnic identity for years — claiming she is a woman of color despite being “as white as the driven snow,” her mother alleges.
- Raquel Evita Saraswati, 39, who was born Rachel Elizabeth Seidel, is the chief equity, inclusion and culture officer of the American Friends Service Committee, which fights “violence, inequality and oppression,” according to The Intercept.
- The Muslim activist, who has access to files of the progressive Quaker group’s workers and volunteers, has claimed for years to be of Latin, South Asian and Arab descent.
- But her mother, Carol Perone, said Saraswati is actually of British, German and Italian descent. “I call her Rachel. I don’t know why she’s doing what she’s doing,” Perone told The Intercept. “I’m as white as the driven snow and so is she.”
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