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A Comprehensive Guide to the Scandals Engulfing Virginia Politics

A Comprehensive Guide to the Scandals Engulfing Virginia Politics

<p class="clay-paragraph" data-editable="text" data-uri="www.thecut. com/_components/clay-paragraph/instances/cjrtkqeye00689cy6e9axrcg7@published” data-word-count=”111″>In less than a week, four of Virginia’s top politicians have become engulfed in their own separate but interconnected scandals. First, there was Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s appearance in a racist photo from the 1980s; then, the man who would succeed him, Lieutenant Governor Justin …

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Hollywood Stars Mostly Mum on Northam, Fairfax, and Omar

Hollywood Stars Mostly Mum on Northam, Fairfax, and Omar

Modern Hollywood has never been so vocal. Talk shows. Social media. Awards stages. Marches. Rallies. Protests. Name the venue, and a star or starlet is there, promoting a crush of causes. It’s inescapable, from climate change to “Hitler 2.0” AKA President Donald Trump. The recent Grammy Awards, minus former First …

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Auburn City Schools investigates racist photo posted by student

Auburn City Schools investigates racist photo posted by student

White people covering their faces with black face paints or masks to appear black has racist origins in 19th century blackface “minstrel performances” and is widely considered to be offensive today. Blackface can be traced from minstrelsy, comedic performances by white people in costumes and make-up in order to portray …

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