Tag: Ralph Northam

Public figures should be punished for using blackface

Photo courtesy of William H. West Minstrel Show, Wikipedia The troublesome tradition of blackface has made its way back into the public spotlight, as certain politicians, celebrities and brands have been accused of wearing blackface or creating products inspired by the practice. Even though blackface has been denounced repeatedly in […]

Virginia leadership faces backlash for controversies

Photo courtesy of Craig, Flickr Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has been under fire recently after a controversial picture of a person wearing blackface that appeared on his biography page in his medical school’s yearbook page was discovered. Th person in blackface was standing next to another person who was dressed […]