'Virginia needs someone that can heal': Blackface Gov. Ralph Northam explains why he's not resigning as Gayle King lectures him on slavery after he describes them as 'indentured servants from Africa' | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


'Virginia needs someone that can heal': Blackface Gov. Ralph Northam explains why he's not resigning as Gayle King lectures him on slavery after he describes them as 'indentured servants from Africa'

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Sunday was lectured on slavery during an interview where he explained why he wasn't resigning in the wake of a racially offensive photo that set off a series of scandals in his state.

'Well it has been a difficult week,' he told CBS News of the scandal that resulted in several Democratic leaders calling for his resignation. 'And you know if you look at Virginia's history we are now at the 400 year anniversary, just 90 miles from here in 1619. The first indentured servants from Africa landed on our shores in Old Point Comfort what we call now Fort Monroe and while-'

'Also known as slavery,' interviewer Gayle King interrupted.

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