Jessica Krug, an associate professor at George Washington University (GWU), admitted that she was in fact a white Jewish woman from Kansas City.
“I have built my life on a violent anti-Black lie,” a blog post written under Ms Krug’s name read.
The university said it was investigating the blog post but would not comment further.
Ms Krug’s case, which has drawn surprise and condemnation from those who know her, bears strong parallels to Rachel Dolezal, a white race activist who claimed to be black. More