Gina Raimondo

Democrat Governors: Northam Should Still Resign

The Democratic Governors Association (DGA) is sticking to its calls asking disgraced Democrat Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to resign three weeks after he apologized for a racist photo of one man in blackface and a second man in a Ku Klux Klan hood on his 1984 medical school yearbook page.

Virginia's Governor Ralph Northam, pictured in 2017, has been caught up in a row over blackface: the caricaturing of African Americans by crude methods of skin darkening as a means of entertaining white people since the minstrel shows of the 1830s