REPORT: Northam’s blackface scandal unmasks another complaint: Environmental racism

FEBRUARY 9, 2019

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The racist photo on the medical school yearbook page of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam repulsed Richard Walker, a black community activist in Richmond who campaigned and voted for him in 2017.

Walker wanted to believe in a governor whom he had knocked on doors for, and hoped would continue the work of other Democrats on issues such as criminal justice reform and helping minority communities.

The article goes on to state the following:

But in actuality, he had already turned on Northam months before the picture came to light: The governor had played a role in allowing the approval of a natural gas compressor station in the historically black community of Union Hill, where Walker’s great-grandfather purchased land as a freed slave in 1885.

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  1. Jeanne Lewis February 9th, 2019 at 2:37 pm

    THIS IS RIDICULOUS! WHAT ABOUT HIS STANCE ON “INFANTICIDE”. HE SHOULD BE IMPEACHED FOR THIS!!!! THEY ARE BURYING THIS ISSUE WITH ALL THIS OTHER CRAP!!

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