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PoliticsVirginia AG says he wore blackface at college party

19:06  06 february  2019
19:06  06 february  2019 Source:   msn.com

NAACP calls on Northam to resign over blackface photo

NAACP calls on Northam to resign over blackface photo The NAACP called on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) to resign Friday after he admitted he appeared in a picture showing a man wearing blackface and another dressed in a Ku Klux Klan robe. "Black face in any manner is always racist and never okay. No matter the party affiliation, we can not stand for such behavior, which is why the @NAACP is calling for the resignation of Virginia Governor @RalphNortham," NAACP President Derrick Johnson t weeted. Black face in any manner is always racist and never okay.

Virginia Alcohol Regulators Said Ending Ban on Happy Hour Ads Would Literally Kill People, Then It was also the year that an "alternative" student newspaper had been started at my college , supported by Then he has the nerve to say he didn't know that blackface wouldn't be so bad. What an asshole.

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Virginia AG says he wore blackface at college party © Jay Paul/Getty Images Attorney General Mark Herring, a Democrat, had called for the resignation of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam over racist photos in Northam's 1984 yearbook. RICHMOND, Va. — Another top Virginia Democrat has admitted to wearing blackface decades ago. Attorney General Mark Herring issued a statement Wednesday saying he wore brown makeup and a wig in 1980 to look like a black rapper during a party as an undergraduate at the University of Virginia.

The revelation further roils the top levels of Virginia government. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax are already facing controversies, and Herring would be next in line to be governor after those two men.

Many including Herring have urged Northam to resign after the discovery of a photo of someone in blackface on Northam's 1984 medical school yearbook page. Fairfax, next in line to be governor, has been accused of sexual misconduct, which he denies.

Yearbooks Aren’t the Only Place to Find Blackface on Campus.
There has been a rush to examine yearbooks for examples of racist histories that are modern realities.

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