Posted by on February 12, 2019 2:29 pm
Categories: A-Just In

Shaming Ralph Northam and making him resign won’t change the structures that produce racial inequality. That requires more work

More than a week has passed since the discovery of an offensive photograph – featuring a man in blackface and another man in a Ku Klux Klan outfit – in the 1984 medical school yearbook of Virginia’s Democratic governor Ralph Northam.

The photograph set off a national firestorm, with a wide array of Democratic and Republican party politicians and high-profile activists calling Northam to resign, declaring him to be unfit to serve.

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