He also said that he's "ready to do the hard work of regaining your trust".
"I am simply asking for the opportunity to demonstrate beyond a shadow of a doubt that the person I was is not the man I am today", Mr Northam said. "He's demonstrated that he has a grasp of what we need to do in Virginia, and I think he's going to make an outstanding governor".
The Virginia Legislative Black Caucus posted a statementon Twitter that said of Northam: "We fully appreciate all that he has contributed to our Commonwealth".
RICHMOND, VA. - Democratic Party of Virginia Chair Susan Swecker issued the following statement calling on the immediate resignation of Governor Northam.
Northam called a news conference to fight the allegations against him.
If Northam resigns, current Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, a Democrat who is only the second African American to win statewide office in Virginia, would be the next governor.
The revelation comes amid a wild week in which Northam, a Democrat, was criticised after he made comments defending a bill that would have lifted restrictions on late-term abortions.
Mr Northam was elected governor of Virginia in November 2017. He also said Northam had personally reached out to him to express regret. Northam graduated from the school in 1984.
"He should have said that yesterday then", she told the Post.
He said he will not listen to the voices asking him to resign because it would be avoiding an honest conversation and ducking responsibility to reconcile, and asks Virginians to "accept him at his word" that the photo does not depict him.
"But given what was revealed today, it is clear that he can no longer effectively serve as governor", the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus said. One of them is in blackface, or has used paint or makeup to appear black, while the other is dressed in full KKK gear.
The governor's race that Northam won was fraught with racial animosity, with Republican candidates courting Donald Trump's voting base through hardline immigration stances.
Northam, 59, grew up on the Eastern Shore of Virginia in the fishing village of Onancock. Cory Booker (D-NJ) said Americans "should expect more from our elected officials." Sen. "That's not something that you build overnight", Northam told the AP during a 2017 campaign stop while describing his relationship with the black community.
Police uncovered a "huge hole dug in one of the rooms where guns were stored", he said. "Let them allow us in", she said, weeping. Godec said the United States is working closely with Kenyan authorities following the extremist attack in Nairobi this week.
The company also said that " You ", a new thriller TV series, was watched by more than 40 million members in its first four weeks. According to The Globe And Mail , the footage has turned up both in Netflix's Bird Box and their sci-fi show, Travelers .
The company could face murder charges if found responsible for starting the Camp Fire, and it is already facing numerous lawsuits. The company made a decision to prepare to file for bankruptcy in part to address that issue, known as "inverse condemnation".
He was uncharacteristically quiet during Tuesday's brief court appearance, rising to his feet to say, "Yes, Your Honor", as U.S. Instead, it accuses him of witness tampering, obstruction, and false statements about his interactions related to WikiLeaks.
The world No.4 trailed a set and 4-1 before rallying to beat the crafty 28th seed 5-7 6-4 6-1 in the third round on Saturday. Naomi Osaka fought her way into the quarter finals of the Australian Open by seeing off Anastasija Sevastova in three sets.
Several hundred people have been arrested and doctors say they have treated scores of victims for serious gunshot injuries. A Zimbabwean man speaks on his phone outside a branch of mobile service provider Econet Wireless in central Harare.
TSA employees at airports have been calling out sick in protest, with 10 percent of scheduled workers missing shifts last Sunday. A security guard at the Hilliard Air Traffic Control Center told News4Jax the facility was "fully staffed" on Friday.
Patterson is expected to be charged with two counts of 1st degree intentional homicide and one count of kidnapping. Smart told investigators she was raped daily and threatened with death if she tried to escape.
Woman rescued after stuck in elevator
The townhouse is located on East 65th Street, and the 53-year-old woman is an employee who got stuck while cleaning on Friday. A woman was rescued after being trapped in a Manhattan elevator for the entire weekend, NBC New York reported on Monday.
Venezuela's Maduro says ready for talks with opposition
Cordoba said her children were among the more than 3 million Venezuelans who have left the country in the past couple of years. Moreover, Venezuela having rich oil, gas and gold reserves is a great reason for the U.S.to promote a coup in the country.
Solskjaer laying groundwork for next season at Man Utd
But Solskjaer has a drastically different outlook and believes it is in United's DNA to try and win silverware. So I think we have to look on that as well as keep an eye on the fact they are in form and are a good side".
France Fines Google $57M for Data Privacy Violation
Second, Google did not have a legal basis to process data for ad personalization because user consent was not validly obtained. However, the GDPR provides that the consent is " specific " only if it is given distinctly for each objective .
Microsoft sets death date for Windows 10 Mobile - Mobility
It's even worse if you own a Microsoft Lumia or Lumia XL: 11 June 2019 will be the last date those devices are supported. Microsoft says support for Internet Explorer on Windows 7 devices will as well be discontinued on January 14, 2020.
Winter storm headed for Utah. Here's what to expect
Southeastern Idaho, including Pocatello, American Falls, Blackfoot, Burley, Rupert and Heyburn, will see less than 1 inch of snow. On Thursday, Harper will bring snow into the Rockies, Sierras and Cascades, then spread into the Northern Plains by nighttime.