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By Stefanie Jackson – Cape Charles Memorial Library board members have thrown their hands up about what to do with what many consider a racist historical marker hanging just inside the library entrance, and they have turned to town officials and the state attorney general for help. “In a lot...
By Linda Cicoira -- Believe it or not, there was something about the recent press conference in which Gov. Ralph Northam denied his association with the racist photograph of a blackface and KKK member that hasn’t been brought to the world’s attention. Members of the press were standing around waiting...
By Linda Cicoira -- Eastern Shore of Virginia residents  -- along with the rest of the state -- were taken on a wild ride by Gov. Ralph Northam and other top-ranking Democrats this week. It started last Friday with the discovery of a circa 1984 racist photograph that appeared on Northam’s Eastern Virginia...
By Linda Cicoira “I am not in that photograph,” Gov. Ralph Northam said Saturday at a press conference. “It was horrific. The fact that it was on my page, it was unacceptable. Yesterday, I took responsibility for the content that appeared on my page.” That was the reason Northam gave for...

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UPDATE By Linda Cicoira -- Republican Party leaders from the Eastern Shore are among those who have called for the resignation of Gov. Ralph Northam after a medical school yearbook photo surfaced Friday that Northam admitted was “racist and offensive.” Accomack Republican Party Chairman Brian Langley and Northampton Republican Chairman Rob...
By Linda Cicoira -- Gov. Ralph Northam, a Democrat who grew up in the Onancock area, admitted Friday to being in a “racist and offensive” photograph printed in a 1984 medical school yearbook that showed two people — one was in blackface makeup and the other was wearing the traditional...