- Governor Ralph Northam of Virginia has admitted to dressing in blackface after a picture of him in either a KKK robe or blackface was discovered in his medical school yearbook.
- Even after Virginia Democrats called for Northam to resign, the Governor refused.
- In another yearbook, Northam had the nickname “Coonman.”
- Northam did an interview with CBS on Sunday and called the first African slaves in Virginia “indentured servants.”
In an interview with CBS on Sunday, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam attempted to rehabilitate his image – and stuck his foot in his mouth.
Northam called the first African slaves in Virginia “indentured servants,” and was immediately corrected by CBS’s Gayle King.
“Also known as slavery,” King asserted.