This story deserves another mention if only because the outraging over faking it reminded us that disgraced locals will be vividly remembered by Kansas City acquaintances if only to cast judgement and share a bit of the spotlight.
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Kansas City Gossips About Jessica Krug's Local Glory Days
OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) -- Many are still talking about a story we covered in our news last night where Jessica Krug, an Overland Park native and associate professor of African American history, admitted she's been pretending to be Black for her entire career.
White Wash Postscript
WASHINGTON - George Washington University is investigating the case of a history professor who allegedly admitted to fraudulently pretending to be a Black woman for her entire career. In a blog post that has gained international attention, a writer claiming to be Jessica Krug, a GW associate professor of history, writes that she is in fact a white Jewish woman from suburban Kansas City.
Faker Class Cancelled
A US academic who said she lied about being black will not teach classes this semester, George Washington University has confirmed. Jessica Krug, an associate professor whose work focuses on Africa and the African diaspora, admitted in a blog post that she was in fact a white Jewish woman from Kansas City.
Jess La Bombera Busted
Bogus "black" college professor Jessica Krug also tried to pass herself off as a Puerto Rican from the South Bronx - but her lousy salsa dancing made her suspect, a borough activist told The Post on Friday.
Fam Seyz They Were Fooled
Jessica A. Krug, an associate professor at George Washington University, of African and Latin American studies who portrayed herself as Black her entire professional career has now revealed she is White.
Political Hothead History
Jessica Krug, the white college professor who faked being black, started out as a politically active student at one of Kansas City's most prestigious schools and once tried to organize a flag-burning event, the mayor of Kansas City, a former classmate, told The Post on Friday.
Swagger Jack Push Back
The recent controversy surrounding the white professor, activist, and writer Jessica Krug has highlighted the complexity of the obstacles Black Latinas face. For Black Latinas, identity is a fraught issue because we defy the comfortable that most people prefer. Are we Latina? Yes. Are we Black? Yes.
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