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Jeff Katz
June 05, 2019 - 3:57 pm
Gov. Ralph Northam said it was time to move on from the blackface yearbook photo scandal with the conclusion of the Eastern Virginia Medical School's investigation. "What has happened in the Commonwealth of Virginia, I regret that, I have addressed that. But today we are talking about gun violence...
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A law firm has completed its investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. (WRVA/ Matt Demlien)
(WRVA/ Matt Demlien)
May 21, 2019 - 11:53 am
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A law firm has completed its investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. Eastern Virginia Medical School said in a statement Tuesday that the findings will be announced at a press conference on Wednesday. The independent...
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 A law firm may soon finish its probe into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. (CathyKaplan/iStock / Getty Images Plus)
(CathyKaplan/ iStock / Getty Images Plus)
April 10, 2019 - 1:05 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A law firm may soon finish its probe into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. Richard Cullen told The Associated Press in an email Monday that the firm hopes to finish up by the end of April. Cullen is an attorney with the firm...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
February 14, 2019 - 1:20 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Embattled Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is asking lawmakers to pass a state budget that has a "greater focus on the issues of equity." Northam met with a group of lawmakers Thursday to discuss his priorities for the state's spending plan. The Democratic governor also sent a...
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(AP Photo/Steve Helber)
February 11, 2019 - 2:32 pm
By ALAN SUDERMAN and BEN FINLEY , Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — After days of clamoring for resignations or impeachment, Virginia Democratic political and community leaders had second thoughts Monday as they confronted the racially combustible scandals that have engulfed the party's top...
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(Katherine Frey/The Washington Post via AP)
February 11, 2019 - 2:18 pm
Richmond, VA (AP) _ Some black clergy and community leaders say they forgive Gov. Ralph Northam for wearing blackface three decades ago and want to give him a second chance.   Eight leaders held a news conference on the steps of the state Capitol on Monday. Northam has resisted widespread calls for...
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Richmond's Morning News with John Reid
February 11, 2019 - 5:54 am
This is how Saturday Night Live took on Virginia's crazy week the other night: Video of State Meeting - SNL Video of Weekend Update: Blackface and Blackmail Scandals - SNL
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In this July 31, 2017 photo, the sun sets behind the statue of confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
(AP Photo/Steve Helber)
February 07, 2019 - 12:48 pm
By DENISE LAVOIE , Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The discovery last week of a racist photo on Gov. Ralph Northam's 1984 medical school yearbook page has served as a glaring reminder that Virginia — a former bastion of slavery and white supremacy— continues to struggle with mindsets shaped...
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Pastor Lacette Cross, of Restoration Fellowship RVA, speaks during a protest calling for Governor Ralph Northam to resign on Monday Feb. 4, 2019. (Shelby Lum/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)
(Shelby Lum/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)
February 05, 2019 - 1:42 pm
By BEN FINLEY , Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The racist yearbook photo that could sink Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's career may have been mistakenly placed on his profile page — but even it were put there intentionally, it's unlikely that many students would have noticed it, according to...
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