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My high school yearbook reflects the ambiguity of the 1970s. It includes images of hope and change. But it also includes depictions that carry racist overtones. Over 40 years after graduation, my yearbook offered me a chance to consider my own growth. I still have much to learn.
The problem is there are too few safe spaces to discuss racism. People are quick to judge, quick to label, quick to assume the worst. But without open minds, empathy, an affinity for justice and a willingness to let go of old beliefs, we will never get beyond “it.”
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is joining the calls for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to resign following the revelation of a racist photo on his page in his medical school yearbook. Hogan says Northam has “lost the ability to govern. There’s no way to get the trust of the people of Virginia again."
U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings is calling on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to resign over a racist photo in Northam's medical school yearbook. The photo of a man in a Ku Klux Klan robe and hood and another wearing blackface appeared on Northam’s page in the 1984 yearbook.