Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam has admitted, and apologized, for a 1984 yearbook photo in which he appeared in a "racist and offensive" blackface costume. Two men are pictured in the photo; one is wearing blackface and a bow tie, and another one is wearing a Ku Klux Klan-style robe. Northam is a former US Army physician who allies have described as a staunch opponent of racism. Some Republicans in Virginia have called on Northam to resign. Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam has admitted, and apologized, for a 1984 yearbook photo in which he appeared in a "racist and offensive" blackface costume.

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