9 Black Celebrities Who Rejected The One Drop Rule

Last year, singer Keyshia Cole was hesitant to participate in the television special “Black Girls Rock” because she felt she didn’t fit the criteria. In an interview with BET’s “106 & Park,” the singer admitted  she wasn’t sure her ethnic credentials were Black enough for the show.

Cole said her mother is Black, but she doesn’t know who her father is, adding, “I’m biracial.”

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