Virginia Governor Northam Apologizes for “Racist” Photo Amid Calls for Resignation

Governor Ralph Northam. CREDIT: Craig

(From The Guardian)

The Democratic governor of Virginia apologized for his appearance in a “racist and offensive” costume in his medical school yearbook, but he defied bipartisan calls to step down Friday evening and intends to serve out his term. . . .

The photograph shows a person in blackface standing next to a person wearing the white robes and hood of the Ku Klux Klan.

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