USA, teacher who pretended to be African American – North America suspended for 6 months

Jessica Krug, the academic lecturer who admitted to having faux African American origins, has been suspended from teaching for the next semester, George Washington University in federal capital Uda announced.

Krug, from a Jewish family from Kansas City, teaches History of Africa and the African Diaspora as an associate. He recently published a historical essay on slavery, entitled “Fugitive Modernities”, which in the preface he dedicates to his “unknown ancestors” from “Angola or Brazil”. In his recent ‘outing’, Krug apologized for assuming “false identities to which I was not entitled”.

George Washington University writes in a statement that “Miss Krug will not be teaching” because of the “pain caused in many students, faculty, employees and alumni” and that her case is now “under consideration”.

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