UW Grad Faked Being Black

What sort of mental illness drives this behavior?

A professor of African American history at George Washington University, who publicly identified as black, has now admitted she is a white woman from Kansas City and has been lying about her race for years.

Jessica Krug, 38, revealed on Thursday in a bombshell Medium post that she has lied about being black her entire career and admitted to deceiving her friends and colleagues.

She said in the blog post – titled ‘The Truth, and the Anti-Black Violence of My Lies’ -that she is white, Jewish and was raised in Kansas City. ‘For the better part of my adult life, every move I’ve made, every relationship I’ve formed, has been rooted in the napalm toxic soil of lies,’ she wrote.

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Her neighbor in the Bronx, Anna Anderson, told the DailyMail.com that Krug would call her ‘white trash’ and tell Anderson she was ‘gentrifying’ the neighborhood by going running.

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Her biography page on the university website says she also specializes in subjects including Latin America, Africa, imperialism and colonialism.

She has a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, according to the GWU page.

28 Responses to UW Grad Faked Being Black

  1. Kevin Scheunemann says:

    If men can identify as women and women a men…what’s the problem with identifying as black to get ahead?

     

  2. Kevin Scheunemann says:

    …after all Elizabeth Warren identified as a minority for decades to get ahead.

    Still got to give Trump props on getting her to take that DNA test….epic.

  3. Merlin says:

    I hope she has sense enough to take an extended leave and move without leaving a forwarding address. Her current address is probably no longer a safe space for her.

  4. Mar says:

    Happens all the time. Whites, mostly women, pretend to be Black. They adopt the same dialect as some Blacks, act like they should be on Jerry Springer like a minority of Blacks think so.
    But if that what floats their boat, ok.

  5. jjf says:

    Wow, Mar.  Interesting racist / classist idea you have there.

  6. Kevin Scheunemann says:

    jjf,

    So its not OK to pretend to be another race to get ahead?

    But why do you leftist ilk allow men to pretend to be women to get ahead in race for women’s shower/locker rooms?

    Not getting the logic in leftist perversity here.

  7. jjf says:

    Of course I do not think people should misrepresent themselves or otherwise tell lies.  But Mar’s talking about the way people talk, and that – and I’m paraphrasing him – some white women are talking like black women, so therefore they’re pretending to be black.

    Let’s flip that, for example.  If Mar spots a black person who doesn’t have the dialect he expects, what are they pretending to be?

  8. Kevin Scheunemann says:

    jjf,

    So if you have male body parts, its wrong to claim you are a woman?

    I had no idea you were so anti-woke!

  9. jjf says:

    You don’t want to talk about Mar’s racist thoughts?

  10. Le Roi du Nord says:

    And there are folks , pretending to be successful businessmen, who are serial and chronic attendees in bankruptcy court.

  11. Kevin Scheunemann says:

    Jjf,

    I wanted to talk about why it’s not OK to pretend to be another race to get ahead?

    Does that question violate your ideological cult?

  12. Mar says:

    “Wow, Mar.  Interesting racist / classist idea you have there.”
    I realize with your white privilege and your racism, you don’t set foot in the inner cities much, so I kind if expected your ignorance.

  13. jjf says:

    And you look down on these people, Mar?  Go on.

    Kevin, of course I do not think people should misrepresent themselves or otherwise tell lies.

  14. Kevin Scheunemann says:

    Jjf,

    So what should happen to this woman and Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris?

    Resignation? I hearty “don’t do it again”, even if they keep doing it?

    Just curious.

  15. jjf says:

    From a genealogy perspective, the “we’re descended from an Indian princess” is exceedingly common in her part of the country and rarely true, so it doesn’t surprise me a bit.

    People assert it, tell the story they heard from grandma when they were a kid, and rarely have anything resembling proof, and the story persists.

    What should happen?  She confessed.  Maybe it’ll have an effect on her career.

    Warren did a DNA test and had to stop telling her story.

    What did Harris do that you didn’t like?

  16. Mar says:

    “And you look down on these people, Mar?  Go on.”
    Nope, never said that.
    Said the opposite.
    But looks like you do to suggest it.

  17. jjf says:

    Where’s your norm, Mar?  White women are supposed to talk one way, black women another, and you’re concerned about one talking like the other?

    “Whatever floats their boat.”

  18. Kevin Scheunemann says:

    jjf,

    If this is no big deal, why are your ideological bretheren in such a tizzy?

     

  19. Jason says:

    John Foust throwing around his Liberal Privilege again.

  20. Mar says:

    jjf, it’s the time of the month for you?
    I was making an observation.
    You are starting to sound like Senile Joe.

  21. jjf says:

    Mar, so you reply with…  another sexist comment?

  22. Mar says:

    Really, how is it sexist?

  23. jjf says:

    As Gloria Steinem put it:

    If women are supposed to be less rational and more emotional at the beginning of our menstrual cycle when the female hormone is at its lowest level, then why isn’t it logical to say that, in those few days, women behave the most like the way men behave all month long?

  24. Randall Flagg says:

    What is it with people pretending to be something they are not just to get ahead?  First Jerry Falwell Jr, now this.

  25. Kevin Scheunemann says:

    Randall,

    You mean like Joe Biden?

    https://youtu.be/7SjrpfCp30k

    Should he be taken out of the game like this woman for a decades old lie?

    Liberals seem to have a disgusting double standard on punishment….

  26. Mar says:

    Umm, Randall, the problem with Falwell Jr., is he did not get ahead

  27. Mar says:

    Gee, jjf, you are the sexist here. I was referring to the end of the full moon and you going back to a human being. Not abnormal human being, mind you, but you might have gotten rid of your neck beard after the full moon.
    Or it’s the beginning of the month and you already lost your monthly paycheck at the local bar.
    Or you lost your social security check playing 3 card Monty on the Milwaukee trolley.
    Or perhaps, you already used up your EBT card and it is only September 5th.
    Or, you used up your client’s money going down to a strip club and putting dollar bills in the thong of a stipper.
    Wow, you have such sexist thoughts.

  28. jjf says:

    Uh oh, now Mar is lying.  Deliberately intending to deceive.

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