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    A prominent Black Lives Matter activist from Indiana apologized for pretending to be black and vowed to seek help after it was revealed that she was lying about her race. Satchuel Cole, who was born Jennifer Benton to white parents, came clean after a report from BlackIndyLive.com revealed that she was not black. The outlet discovered Benton’s yearbook photos and legal documents that proved her parents were white and that she once identified as white. The outlet also reported that Benton, who reportedly uses “they/them” pronouns, changed her name in 2010, after which time her profile as an activist began to skyrocket. “Friends, I need to take accountability for my actions and the harm that I have done,” Cole wrote...
    A white academic at the University of Wisconsin Madison has confessed to pretending to be Black their whole career days after an explosive Medium post detailed the author’s suspicion about their identity. Hide CV Vitolo-Haddad, who Wisconsin State Journal identified as a University of Wisconsin Madison graduate student, confessed in a Medium post that they are not Black, an identity they had co-opted and benefited from. Inside Higher Ed identified them as a doctoral student in the journalism department. Hide On Sept. 4, a day after professor Jessica Krug confessed to pretending to be Black and profiting from that identity in her career, an anonymous Medium article made similar allegations about Vitolo-Haddad.  In the incisive and detailed article, the...
    A University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate student has resigned from her teaching position and lost a teaching job at another university after admitting to falsely claiming to be a person of color. CV Vitolo-Haddad admitted to posing as a person of color and apologized in two Medium posts last week, CNN reported. Vitolo-Haddad, who also uses the pronouns they/them and also claims to be nonbinary, announced they were resigning as co-president of UW’s Teaching Assistants’ Association. Vitolo-Haddad’s troubles began on September 4, when an anonymous person on Medium accused the undergraduate student of falsely identifying as black and continually changing their story on their family history. “Though their claim to a POC identity was vague, the one consistency was their insistence...
    Fresno State University has rescinded a faculty position offer to a graduate student candidate who allegedly misrepresented their identity, university officials said Thursday. CV Vitolo-Haddad, currently a PhD candidate in journalism and mass communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, had been conditionally offered a tenure-track position at the Central Valley campus of the California State University, pending a background check, the university said. But after allegations surfaced that Vitolo-Haddad, who uses the gender pronoun they, had identified as Black and Latinx without belonging to either group, the university reversed course. “The University will always uphold its core values of discovery, diversity and distinction,” it said in a statement last week. “We are taking this matter seriously and acknowledge the...
    By Hira Humayun and David Williams | CNN A graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has resigned from a teaching position after admitting on social media that they falsely claimed to be a person of color. CV Vitolo-Haddad apologized last week in two posts on Medium and announced that they were leaving their position as the co-president of the university’s Teaching Assistants’ Association (TAA). Vitolo-Haddad uses the nonbinary pronouns they/them. The apologies came after an anonymous post on Medium accused Vitolo-Haddad of misleading people about their racial and ethnic identity. In a September 6 post addressed to “dear friends, loved ones and organizing comrades,” Vitolo-Haddad wrote that they were “so deeply sorry for the ways you are hurting right...
    A University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) graduate student resigned from a teaching position after she admitted on social media to falsely claiming to be a person of color. CV Vitolo-Haddad apologized for the claims in two posts on the writer platform Medium last week and and said that they were leaving their post as co-president of the university's Teaching Assistants' Association (TAA), according to CNN. "So deeply sorry for the ways you are hurting right now because of me," Vitolo-Haddad said in a post on Sept. 6. "I have let guesses about my ancestry become answers I wanted but couldn't prove. I have let people make assumptions when I should have corrected them." Vitolo-Haddad published a second post on Sept. 11, stating that they...
    A University of Wisconsin graduate student apologized for lying about being black and resigned their teaching job in a Medium post last week. CV Vitolo-Haddad, a Ph.D. candidate in Journalism and Mass Communication, said in one of two Medium posts that they are actually Southern Italian/Sicilian but went “along with however people saw me,” per The New York Post. “I am deeply sorry and regretful to the people I deceived by inserting myself into Black organizing spaces I didn’t belong in. That deception was parasitic and harmful. I want to identify those moments and state what I should have done differently,” they wrote. Vitolo-Hadad uses “they” and “them” pronouns.   Antifa grad student, CV Vitolo-Haddad, resigns from teaching position at...
    Loading the player... On the heels of the Jessica Krug controversy, yet another white academic has come clean about pretending to be a person of color. According to reports, CV Vitolo-Haddad – a University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate student who identifies as non-binary and goes by ‘they’ or ‘them’ pronouns – has come clean about pretending to be Black and/or Latinx when in reality they is Italian. In a Medium blog post, Vitolo-Haddad confessed to their duplicity, apologizing for “every ounce of heartbreak and betrayal” they caused by co-opting the Black experience in order to gain access to “Black organizing spaces.” (Credit: CV Vitolo-Haddad) READ MORE: Janelle Monáe on ‘Antebellum’ role: ‘The world owes Black women so much’ They also outlined...
    (CNN)A graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has resigned from a teaching position after admitting on social media that they falsely claimed to be a person of color.CV Vitolo-Haddad apologized last week in two posts on Medium and announced that they were leaving their position as the co-president of the university's Teaching Assistants' Association (TAA). Vitolo-Haddad uses the nonbinary pronouns they/them.When Blackness becomes cosplayThe apologies came after an anonymous post on Medium accused Vitolo-Haddad of misleading people about their racial and ethnic identity.In a September 6 post addressed to "dear friends, loved ones and organizing comrades," Vitolo-Haddad wrote that they were "so deeply sorry for the ways you are hurting right now because of me.""I have let guesses about...
    A graduate student at the University of Wisconsin recently announced that she has lied about her race. Graduate student CV Vitolo-Haddad, who is actually Sicilian, wrote in a blog post this week that she has pretended to be black for some time. At one point, Vitolo-Haddad also told her peers that she identified as Latino. She has resigned from her position as a teaching assistant According to a report by the New York Post, University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate student CV Vitolo-Haddad admitted recently that she had lied about being black and Latino. Vitolo-Haddad is just one of several progressive activists that have falsely claimed to be black in the past several years. “When asked if I identify as Black, my...
    A nonbinary white graduate student admitted to not being black or Latino after years of saying otherwise. “When asked if I identify as black, my answer should have always been ‘No,’” CV Vitolo-Haddad wrote on Sept. 8 in a Medium post. “There were three separate instances I said otherwise.” Vitolo-Haddad, who is actually of Southern Italian and Sicilian heritage, resigned from a teaching position at the University of Wisconsin-Madison after the admission. “I have let guesses about my ancestry become answers I wanted but couldn’t prove,” Vitolo-Haddad previously said in another apology published on Medium. “I have let people make assumptions when I should have corrected them.” CV Vitolo-Haddad, an academic at @UWMadison & an antifa activist, has...
    CV Vitolo-Haddad, a white University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate student, has resigned from a teaching assistant position after being caught pretending to be a black person, according to reports. Following allegations, Vitolo-Haddad admitted she is not black or Latino. She is in fact, a white Italian American. After the revelation of racial misrepresentation, Vitolo-Haddad stepped down from her teaching assistant position. She also resigned as co-president of UW-Madison's chapter Teaching Assistants' Association. A Medium post from an anonymous person made allegations that Vitolo-Haddad pretended to be a person of color. The motivation for the post came from the recent news about Jessica A. Krug, a white history professor at George Washington University specializing in African...
    A University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate student has resigned from their teaching role after admitting they have been lying about being black.   CV Vitolo-Haddad, who identifies as non-binary, admitted they pretended on multiple occasions to be black or Latino when they are actually Southern Italian and Sicilian.   They said they failed to correct peoples' assumptions about their racial identity, 'entered Black organizing spaces' when they should not have and recounted three times when they didn't say no when others asked if they were black.   Vitolo-Haddad confessed to the deception in two Medium blog posts where they apologized for 'every ounce of heartbreak and betrayal' they caused and announced they were standing down from their teaching assistant job at the university as well as their role as co-president...
    A CONSERVATIVE-bashing graduate student has "admitted they’ve been lying about being black" and has since resigned from their teaching job. CV Vitolo-Haddad, who attends the University of Wisconsin-Madison, apologized last week for pretending to be a person of color – when they are not. 9CV Vitolo-Haddad is a grad student at the University of Wisconsin-MadisonCredit: Instagram/Civi Vitolo-Haddad Last week, Vitolo-Haddad, who goes by the pronouns “they” and “them,” wrote in two different blog posts: “When asked if I identify as black, my answer should have always been ‘No.’” “There were three separate instances I said otherwise,” Vitolo-Haddad wrote, as noted by the Wisconsin State Journal, explaining that their background is Southern Italian and Sicilian. “I have let guesses about my...
    A graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has apologized and resigned from their teaching job and worker’s union leadership position after years of embracing “lies” about their racial identity. CV Vitolo-Haddad, who uses the non-binary pronouns “they” and “them,” admitted that they are actually Southern Italian and Sicilian — not black or Latino, which are both labels they accepted when peers allegedly assumed they were a person of color. “When asked if I identify as black, my answer should have always been ‘No,’ ” Vitolo-Haddad wrote Sept. 8 in the second of two confessions on Medium. “There were three separate instances I said otherwise.” “I have let guesses about my ancestry become answers I wanted but couldn’t prove,” Vitolo-Haddad previously...
    A graduate student at the University of Wisconsin in Madison has apologized and resigned from their teaching job and worker’s union leadership position after years of embracing “lies” about their racial identity. CV Vitolo-Haddad, who uses the non-binary pronouns “they” and “them,” admitted that they are actually Southern Italian and Sicilian — not black or Latino, which are both labels they accepted when peers allegedly assumed they identified as a person of color. “When asked if I identify as Black, my answer should have always been ‘No,'” Vitolo-Haddad wrote Sept. 8 in the second of two confessions on Medium. “There were three separate instances I said otherwise.” “I have let guesses about my ancestry become answers I wanted but couldn’t...