Virginia’s governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general are enmeshed in scandal. Two admitted wearing blackface, and one is accused of sexual assault. So far, no one, including Governor Ralph Northam, is resigning.
Scandal in Virginia: blackface and sexual assault
From this Episode:
The racist history of blackface, especially in Virginia
Virginia is in turmoil this week. Its top three officials are enmeshed in scandal: the governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general. Two admitted wearing blackface,...
11 min, 22 sec
Who’s the Scripps professor accusing Virginia’s Lt. Governor of sexual assault?
A professor at Scripps College in Southern California named Vanessa Tyson has accused Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax of sexual assault.
7 min, 44 sec
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New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is wasting no time in making good on her campaign promise to deliver sweeping climate change legislation. She’s teamed up...
9 min, 57 sec
To keep prices down, some LA home buyers are sharing costs. But renters may pay a price
When Matt Mandarino and his wife, Chrissy Callan, were shopping for a house, one of their requirements was that it be within biking distance of Mandarino’s job in Hollywood.
9 min, 47 sec