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Black While at Liberty University

Editors’ Note: Excerpted from Slate, June 16, 2020. By Ruth Graham A member of the administrative staff thought it would be “the simplest of actions” for his department at Liberty University, the Office of Equity and Inclusion, to post on… Read More ›

Mr. Doctor Governor

By Frank Blechman Here in Virginia, we have the only governor in the country who is also a physician. Yet, in the current virus pandemic, he has not been a major spokesman. National media has not sought out Ralph Northam…. Read More ›

Outlaws, Felons, Justice

On March 25, 2019, Gov. Ralph Northam vetoed a bill that would have barred former felons from receiving certification as notaries public. In his veto message, the governor concluded, Permanently prohibiting a person from exercising a civil right without a… Read More ›


It hurts. It’s like finding out that your favorite uncle spent years in prison before you were born. We worked for Ralph Northam: we canvassed for him, we voted for him, we contributed to his campaigns. We knew him personally. … Read More ›