(Natural News) Elizabeth Warren admitted that she is “not a person of color” while speaking at a college event in December. But for decades, Warren has been claiming to be Native American in order to advance her career and get other benefits. Indeed, Senator Warren has made her “Native American heritage” a major talking point across her career. In 1997, Fordham Law Review even described her as the “first woman of color” employed by Harvard Law School. But in the wake of a DNA test proving she is actually less Native American than the average Caucasian person, Warren is starting to change her tune.
Warren’s so-called heritage has been heavily scrutinized, with a Native American genealogist also casting doubt on the story of how Warren’s parents were forced to elope because of racism.
Warren admits she’s not a minority
While giving a commencement speech at a historically black college, Morgan State University, Warren faced up to the fact that she’s actually a white woman.
“As a country, we need to stop pretending that the same doors open for everyone, because they don’t. I’m not a person of color. And I haven’t lived your life or experienced anything like the subtle prejudice, or more overt harm, that you may have experienced just because of the color of your skin,” she stated, The Gateway Pundit reports.
This is funny, because Warren has made a career out of saying she is a person of a color and declaring her Native American heritage.
Most famously, Warren claims that her parents had to elope because of her white father’s family’s racism. They were “bitterly opposed” to his choice to marry her mother, due to her Native American ancestry. She described the elopement in an interview on Fox News Sunday.
Earlier this year, a Native American genealogy expert called Warren’s story into question, stating the details simply don’t add up.
“If Ms. Warren’s parents eloped due to her mother being ‘Cherokee and Delaware’ and it was such a disgrace, why did they rush back to Wetumka the same day they were married and proudly announce it to everyone?” asked Twila Barnes, a Cherokee genealogist. “If there was shame associated with the marriage and it caused so many problems, why was it happily announced in the local paper?”
Many experts have said her version of her family’s history doesn’t seem to match reality.
Web of lies
In 1996 and in 1998, Warren was identified as a “woman of color” and as a “Native American” in publications published by The Harvard Crimson. And in 1997, an article by Fordham Law Review declared that Warren was the “first woman of color” on staff at Harvard Law School.
Warren claims to have had “no idea” that Harvard was promoting her in that way, and claims she “doesn’t know” how the university found out about her family’s claims of Native American ancestry.
It is hard to imagine that anyone would infer that Warren is a “person of color” without a little nudging. A 2012 report from Boston.com reveals that during the years of Warren’s employment, Harvard identified one female Native American staff member. At the time, Warren’s campaign declined to comment as to if Warren had provided that information to the school. The senator reportedly went on to admit she told both Harvard and UPENN that she was a Native American.
Earlier in 2018, Warren released the results of a DNA test — which showed that she actually has less Native American ancestry than the average white person. As Mike Adams, founder of Natural News and creator of Brighteon.com, reports, the test revealed that she was just 1/1024th Native American, or about .0976 percent.
Democrats were scrambling to make it seem like this was proof of her ancestry, but as Adams contends, most tribes require a person be 1/16th to 1/8th Native American to qualify — 1/1024th is well and far below that. No wonder Warren has stopped billing herself as a “Native American,” at least for now.
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