TMZ has recently reported that Former NAACP activist, Rachel Dolezal has given birth to a healthy baby boy. Langston Attickus Dolezal was born on Tuesday, February 16th. Dolezal recently shared a picture of her newborn via Instagram. Rachel has yet to share who the father is or what his ethnicity may be, however, his name definitely bears strong ties with African-American heritage. In December of 2015, Dolezal announced that she would be naming her son after African American poet and Civil Rights activist, Langston Hughes. This was inspired by Hughes’s poem “Mother to Son.” As for Attickus, could be a character from, To Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee. There is no denying that his name has power and strong meaning.
We wish Rachel and her adorable baby boy the best!