Feb 1, 2019

Virginia Democratic governor’s 1984 yearbook page shows people in blackface and KKK robe

A page from Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's 1984 medical school yearbook, obtained Friday by The Virginian-Pilot, shows people wearing blackface and Ku Klux Klan attire. The photo was first obtained by the right-wing website Big League Politics.

Details: Northam issued a statement Friday admitting that he appeared in the photo and apologizing for his actions. He did not identify which of the two people is him or offer to resign, but said he is ready to do the "important work" of healing the damage his conduct has caused.

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