Virginia governor's yearbook page shows 2 people in blackface, KKK garb

11 months 2 weeks 1 day ago Friday, February 01 2019 Feb 1, 2019 Friday, February 01, 2019 5:47:00 PM CST February 01, 2019 in News
By: Caroline Kelly, CNN Reporter

    (CNN) -- A medical school yearbook page of Virginia Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam shows a photograph of two people, one in blackface and one in a KKK hood and robe.

The photograph, which was obtained by CNN affiliate WTKR, appears in the 1984 yearbook for Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook and shows two people -- one in blackface and one in the KKK's signature white hood and robes.

The photo was first reported by conservative website Big League Politics.

The identities of the individuals in the photo are not yet known. The photo appears above Northam's yearbook quote: "There are more old drunks than old doctors in this world so I think I'll have another beer."

There has been no comment yet from the governor's office.

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