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Virginia governor wants Confederate arch gone from US fort

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam is calling for the removal of an arch honoring the former president of the Confederacy at Fort Monroe, where the first enslaved Africans arrived in Virginia..
Seattle Times - Published

Va. governor nixes appearance at event that drew protesters

BURKE, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s governor pulled out of an event where he would have faced protesters for wearing blackface in the 1980s. The Washington Post reported that Gov. Ralph Northam cited..
Seattle Times - Published Also reported by •MyNorthwest.com

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Virginia Governor Finds Ways To Get Beyond Blackface Scandal [Video]Virginia Governor Finds Ways To Get Beyond Blackface Scandal

Two months after a blackface photo in an old yearbook nearly ended the political career of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, his life seems mostly back to normal. Matt Yurus reports

Credit: WJZ Baltimore     Duration: 00:40Published

Virginia Attorney General Explains Why He`s Not Stepping Down After Blackface Controversy [Video]Virginia Attorney General Explains Why He`s Not Stepping Down After Blackface Controversy

In his first interview since all three of Virginia`s top Democrats found themselves in the midst of controversy, Attorney General Mark Herring apologized for dressing in blackface at a college party..

Credit: WTVR     Duration: 02:15Published

Virginia First Lady Criticized for Handing African-American Students Cotton While on Tour of Slave Quarters [Video]Virginia First Lady Criticized for Handing African-American Students Cotton While on Tour of Slave Quarters

Virginia`s First Lady is under fire after she allegedly handed a piece of cotton to two African-American students on a historical tour while asking them to "imagine being an enslaved person."

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Virginia governor nixes online sales tax set-aside for Amazon

Gov. Ralph Northam doesn't want Virginia's online sales tax used to pay Amazon.com Inc.'s promised $750 million incentive deal. At least not yet. The legislature wanted to start collecting money in..
bizjournals - Published

Virginia governor finds ways to get beyond blackface scandal

Two months after a blackface photo in an old yearbook nearly ended the political career of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, his...
Deseret News - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Trump joins pro-life activists to address CPAC

Washington D.C., Mar 2, 2019 / 04:30 pm (CNA).- President Donald Trump has accused Democratic politicians of pursuing a “extreme” abortion agenda that would lead to the “execution” of newly..
CNA - Published

How Virgnia's blackface scandal could lead to state's first all-black ticket in a century

Virginia's governor, Democrat Ralph Northam, told CBS earlier this month that he's "not going anywhere" after admitting he once donned blackface in the 1980s. Richmond Times-Dispatch political..
CBS News - Published

Amazon's new Virginia data center is getting a bunch of tax breaks, and it gives insight into how the company reduces its tax liability (AMZN)

amazon's new virginia data center is getting a bunch of tax breaks, and it gives insight into how the company reduces its tax liability (amzn)
· Even outside of the deal that Virginia offered to Amazon to expand its operations there, the company has been benefiting from tax breaks in the state. · Amazon operates a number of data centers..
Business Insider - Published

A Nation Stunned by Display of Soullessness in NY, VA on Life of Unborn

On a conference call to faith leaders last week, President Trump spoke of “recent events that have taken place that have shocked the conscience of the nation.” He was speaking about the New York..
CNSNews.com - Published

Colleges launch yearbook audits amid Virginia governor scandal

In the wake of Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook controversy, several universities are now confronting racist imagery
CBS News - Published

Colleges examine their own history with race amid Virginia governor blackface scandal

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has been under fire after a racist photo from his medical school yearbook page surfaced. The scandal has prompted schools across the country to flip through their own..
CBS News - Published

Trump Mocks Northam at El Paso Rally: ‘He Almost Moonwalked!’

President *Donald Trump* mocked Virginia Governor *Ralph Northam* at his rally in El Paso tonight
Mediaite - Published

Racist Med School Yearbook Photos? Medicine's Racism Problems Go Even Deeper

The media attention around Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's medical school yearbook photos shed light on the larger problem of how racism affects medical care for African Americans.
NPR - Published

Virginia Governor says he will not resign

Embattled Virginia Governor, Ralph Northam tells CBS This Morning that he will not resign after a blackface photo emerged in his medical school yearbook. (Feb. 11)
USATODAY.com - Published

WATCH: Dem Congresswoman Places the Blame For Virginia’s Blackface Scandals on Trump

During her appearance on a CNN panel on Sunday, Rep. Nanette Barragan (D-CA) said President Donald Trump was mainly at fault over the blackface scandals plaguing Virginia's Governor Ralph Northam (D)..
Mediaite - Published

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam says "I'm not going anywhere"

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam refuses to resign despite growing backlash over a picture on his medical school yearbook page featuring a man wearing blackface and another person in a Ku Klux Klan outfit...
CBS News - Published Also reported by •Deseret News

Gayle King Corrects Gov. Northam About ‘Indentured Servants’: ‘Also Known as Slavery’

In her interview over the weekend with *Ralph Northam*, CBS' *Gayle King* pushed back on the Virginia governor when he used the term "indentured servants" as a euphemism for slavery.
Mediaite - Published

Virginia governor says he "overreacted" with initial apology for racist photo

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he's "not going anywhere" in spite of a racist photo printed in his medical school yearbook. The Democratic lawmaker admitted to “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle..
CBS News - Published

Eye Opener: Embattled Virginia governor stands his ground

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam talks to “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King in his only TV interview since his controversial yearbook page resurfaced. Also, we're five days away from another..
CBS News - Published

For Virginia Governor Grappling With Race, a Childhood Trying to See Beyond It

Ralph Northam’s early life, growing up on Virginia’s rural Eastern Shore, provides clues about how his perspectives on race were shaped.
NYTimes.com - Published

Virginia's governor digs an even deeper hole with his 'indentured servants' comparison

Governor Ralph Northam has dug himself so far into a hole I'm not sure who can rescue him. The Virginia governor is already under pressure to resign after a photo emerged of his yearbook page..
Mashable - Published

Ralph Northam, Virginia Governor, Insists He Is ‘Not Going Anywhere’

Mr. Northam promised to address racial inequality in Virginia “with policy.” Meanwhile, the lieutenant governor faced continued calls to resign over sexual assault allegations.
NYTimes.com - Published

Gov. Ralph Northam Tells CBS He’s ‘Not Going Anywhere’: Virginia ‘Needs Someone That Can Heal’

The Virginia Governor who admitted to wearing blackface says his "empathy" and "moral compass" are important for his state. "I'm a leader," he said.
Mediaite - Published

SNL Takes on Ralph Northam Blackface Controversy

SNL did not steer clear from the blackface controversy surrounding Virginia governor Ralph Northam and the state’s Attorney General Mark Herring during their latest show. Instead, they hit it hard..
Mediaite - Published

BackStory Looks at the History of Blackface on This Week’s Episode

Host Nathan Connolly talks with historian Rhae Lynn Barnes about the long and disturbing history of blackface minstrelsy. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) February 09, 2019 BackStory, an American..
PRWeb - Published

Virginia governor appears at funeral as pressure grows on his No. 2

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam made his first public appearance on Saturday since defying calls a week ago to step down over a racist yearbook photograph, as his potential successor, a fellow..
Reuters - Published

Ralph Northam Says He’s Planning ‘Reconciliation Tour’ in New Interview: ‘I Have a Lot More to Learn’

Virginia Governor *Ralph Northam* is speaking out in his first interview since the racist photo on his yearbook page surfaced, indicating he will not resign and plans to serve out the rest of his term..
Mediaite - Published

Gov. Ralph Northam attends state trooper funeral

Virginia's governor has made his first official public appearance since he denied appearing in a racist yearbook photo and admitted to wearing blackface. (Feb. 9)
USATODAY.com - Published

National Black Farmers Association President on Meeting With Northam: He Was Sincere, I Believe in Redemption

On Friday, Virginia Governor *Ralph Northam*––who's still resisting calls for him to resign––tweeted about meeting with the founder and president of the National Black Farmers Association.
Mediaite - Published

Virginia governor vows to stay; calls mount to oust lieutenant governor

Virginia's embattled governor, Ralph Northam, capped a week of political chaos ignited by racial scandals by vowing to stay in office on Friday, while the fellow Democrat in line to succeed him faced a..
Reuters - Published

Virginia governor's No. 2 is hit with new sex allegations

Virginia's state government seemed to come unglued Friday as an embattled Gov. Ralph Northam made it clear he won't resign...
Deseret News - Published

Richmond residents divided over Gov. Ralph Northam scandal

Some residents of Richmond, Virginia are calling for the Governor’s resignation amidst blackface allegations, while others offer forgiveness. (Feb. 8)
USATODAY.com - Published

Amid Blackface Backlash, Ralph Northam Tells Staff He Has No Plans To Step Down

The Virginia governor's declaration comes roughly a week after the state Capitol was thrown into disarray by the revelation he appeared in blackface decades ago.
NPR - Published

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