Mark Herring

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

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.

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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.

Virginia Gov.-elect, Lt. Gov Ralph Northam, center, walks down the reviewing stand with Lt. Gov-elect, Justin Fairfax, right, and Attorney General Mark Herring, as they participate in a walk through for their Saturday Inauguration at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Kirk Cox: Mark Herring Should Resign Amid Blackface Scandal

Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox called on Attorney General Mark Herring to resign Wednesday, noting that Herring called on Gov. Ralph Northam to resign for wearing blackface. Herring admitted to wearing blackface on Wednesday. 

FALLS CHURCH, VA - MARCH 17: Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring answers questions after speaking during a town hall meeting at the Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center mosque March 17, 2017 in Falls Church, Virginia. The town hall, sponsored by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, was held following U.S. President Donald …

Mark Herring Resigns as Democrat Attorneys General Group Co-Chair

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (D) resigned as co-chair of the Democratic Attorneys General Association Wednesday following the revelation that he wore blackface during his college years. “Virginia AG Herring offered to step aside as co-chair and the committee accepted,” a DACA