Virginia Governor Ralph Northam Admits Appearing In Racist College Yearbook Photo

UPDATE; The Washington Post notes: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) is refusing to resign despite overwhelming pressure from within his own party and has told at least one lawmaker that he now does not think that a racist photo in his 1984 yearbook includes him, Democratic party officials said Saturday.”

Democratic Governor Ralph Northam of Virginia admits he appeared in photo of a man in blackface next to a man in a white Ku Klux Klan hood in his college yearbook, notes the Virginian-Pilot.

Northam issued an apology saying he was “deeply sorry,” but did not say if he was the Klansman in blackface, reports the Washington Post.

(Sources: Virginian-Pilot. Washington Post, Washington Post)

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