Embattled Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has made the decision not to resign. The entire nation erupted in outrage when photos surfaced showing Northam in blackface in a college yearbook photo.
Northam immediately issued an apology, but then backtracked in a press release. In the statement, he asked for forgiveness but announced that he will not resign from his position.
Northam has denied that he is actually in the yearbook picture but did admit that he has dressed in blackface on another occasion.
Northam has had a difficult week. He originally came under fire for late-term abortion comments, and things only got worse for him from there. Leaders on both sides of the aisle have called for his resignation, but he’s refusing to back down, despite the undeniable evidence.
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