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Northam on Presser: I Wasn’t Thinking About Doing a Moonwalk

During an interview that aired Monday on CBS’s “This Morning,” Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) discussed his awkward press conference to clarify the blackface photo that appeared in a college yearbook. In the press conference, Northam admitted to wearing blackface to

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Poll: Majority of Black Virginians Say Northam Should Not Resign

A majority of black Virginians believe embattled Virginia Governor Ralph Northam (D), who has been engulfed in a blackface controversy, should remain in office, according to a Washington Post-Schar School poll that was released on Saturday evening.

Virginia governor now denies appearance in racist photo, refuses to resign

Northam, Fairfax Vow Not to Resign

Embattled Virginia Governor Ralph Northam (D), who is dealing with a blackface controversy, and Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax (D), who has been accused of sexual assault by two women, are vowing not to resign.

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NewsGuard Defends New York Times Stealth Edit of Blackface Story: ‘Not All Changes Necessarily Corrections’

NewsGuard, the establishment-backed “fact checker” that according to one report is approximately twice as likely to rate a conservative news site as “untrustworthy” compared to a non-conservative news site, urged caution to critics of the New York Times’ recent decision to alter a headline about Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring admitting to wearing blackface without notifying readers.

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‘The View’ Host Joy Behar Under Fire for Use of Blackface

NEW YORK (AP) — Joy Behar and ABC were silent Thursday after an old photo resurfaced of “The View” co-host using makeup to darken her skin for a Halloween costume, the latest flashpoint in a series of blackface scandals making national headlines.

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Nolte: NYT, WaPo Throw People of Color Under Bus to Protect Democrats

Even if it means downplaying the systematic rape of migrant women and spiking a sexual assault allegation and burying racial-identity theft and dismissing the racist act of blackface as “dark makeup,” that is what the Post and Times are willing to do.

FAIRFAX, VA - NOVEMBER 07: Gov.-elect Ralph Northam (C) links arms with (L-R) current Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Lt. Gov.-elect Justin Fairfax, Attorney General-elect Mark Herring, and U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) at an election night rally November 7, 2017 in Fairfax, Virginia. Northam defeated Republican candidate Ed Gillespie. (Photo by …