Published: Wed, October 17, 2018
Worldwide | By Myra Stephens

Warren still has to answer for her ethnic identity theft

Warren still has to answer for her ethnic identity theft

They had to flee to be free from the racism they would suffer.

He noted that Warren, whom he referred to as "Pocahontas (the bad version)", is "getting slammed".

Oof. That did not go well. "I hate that she took the DNA test because he taunted her, because he called her Pocahontas", said Hostin. But she is less than one-tenth of 1 percent. "There is nothing innocent about a White woman claiming her family experienced genocide and ethnic cleansing-when they did not".

Now, you might think that someone who is 99.9 percent - or even 98.4 percent - white is, hmm, white, right? While conservative hosts Meghan McCain and Abby Hunstman agreed that Warren's stunt was "pretty embarrassing for her", Whoopi Goldberg recoiled, saying that the senator was simply trying to hold Trump accountable to his claim that he would donate $1 million to charity if Warren proved her ancestry. "Should we call for a doctor?", the tweet asks.

Dolezal explained that all away by simply saying that she "identifies" as black.

Mrs Warren had previously listed herself as a racial minority for the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Directory of Law Teachers.

"What she needs to do is come out and apologize to all of us".

Bustamante's analysis places Warren's Native American ancestor between six and 10 generations ago, with the report estimating eight generations.

Many Oklahomans take pride in their Indian blood even if, as in Warren's case, they can not trace an ancestor to the original tribal rolls. This has been a controversial topic for years, with President Trump repeatedly doubting her heritage and calling her "Pocahontas".

Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks at a rally for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Gonzalez, left, and congressional Democratic candidate Ayanna Pressley, second from the left.

But none of it was true - and the mainstream media has known for some time.

And some Native American advocates take issue with the identity politics at play in Warren and Trump's back and forth.

Trump delighted in the news.

President Donald Trump has been asking for Warren's DNA results, claiming that the senator was lying about her ancestral connection to Native Americans. "Harvard called her "a person of color" (amazing con), and would not have taken her otherwise!"

But she has embraced her claim to partial Native American ancestry as a point of family lore, telling NPR back in 2012 "I am very proud of my heritage".

Warren's Republican challenger on November 6, Geoff Diehl, has largely avoided mentioning the controversy surrounding Warren's claims of Native American ancestry, though he has referenced it in some recent TV interviews, including during a Tuesday appearance on Fox News. Americans don't like liars.

"She's put to rest his I think juvenile, offensive and inappropriate suggestions using his nickname for her that somehow she didn't know her own family history", said Mr. Coons on CNN.

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