Former Virginia Gov. McDonnell on Northam: ‘We are a nation of second chances’ - Richmond, Va. - February 7, 2019 - A former Virginia governor - no stranger to controversy - weighed in on the current scandal involving Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. For nearly a week, Northam has defended himself after a racist photo surfaced depicting an individual wearing blackface and another in a KKK robe on his 1984 medical college yearbook page. Since then, former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has watched the constant updates from the sidelines.
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Bipartisan group calls on Virginians to focus on history of slavery and civil rights in 'Year of Reconciliation and Civility' resolution - As Virginia celebrates the 400th anniversary of its legislature, a bipartisan coalition of leaders in government, business and the faith community are calling on Virginians to make 2019 a year of “earnest racial reconciliation and healing.”
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January 16th Press Conference: The time is now in our increasingly diverse but also unfortunately increasingly divided United States, to try to resurrect and promote with new vigor our time-honored values of kindness and understanding and respect and reconciliation,” McDonnell said Wednesday.
A Year of Reconciliation begins: Former Gov. Bob McDonnell, House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox, R-Colonial Heights, Del. Delores McQuinn, D-Richmond, and Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney. “It is at this moment in time we truly have an opportunity to make a paradigm shift and live up to the true creed of our nation and ensure equal justice for all,” said McQuinn,