Virginia’s Democrat Governor Apologizes After Shocking Racist Photo Surfaces – Will He Resign?

Virginia’s Democrat governor Ralph Northam is facing calls to resign after an old photo resurfaced. The picture is from his medical school yearbook and shows two men, one in black face and another in a KKK hood. Northam is believed to be one of them.

FOX News reports:

Ralph Northam apologizes for medical school yearbook photo with blackface, KKK robe

Virginia Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam apologized Friday for appearing in a “racist and offensive” photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page that showed one man dressed in blackface and another in a KKK robe, while giving no indication he plans to resign.

Trending: Conservative Scholar On The Russia Collusion Hoax: “It Was A Coup Attempt” Against Trump (VIDEO)

Northam – who has been under fire this week for comments made about a third-trimester abortion bill in his state – admitted to being one of the people in the photo, though it’s not clear which costume he is wearing.

“Earlier today, a website published a photograph of me from my 1984 medical school yearbook in a costume that is clearly racist and offensive,” Northam said in a statement.

He added, “I am deeply sorry for the decision I made to appear as I did in this photo and for the hurt that decision caused then and now.”

Here’s the photo:

Here’s Northam’s apology:

Is he going to resign?

(Image:Source)

You Might Like

 

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please hover over that comment, click the ∨ icon, and mark it as spam. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.