September 4, 2020

US university professor admits she posed as black woman

Washington (AFP) – A US university has launched an investigation after a professor admitted she had lied for years about being black and is in fact white — a stunning admission amid a tense national reckoning on race issues including cultural appropriation.In a post on the platform Medium, Jessica Krug — a history professor at George Washington University in the US capital focusing on Africa — said she had been pretending “for the better part” of her adult life.”I have eschewed my lived experience as a white Jewish child in suburban Kansas City under various assumed identities within a Blac…


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