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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Cancels Appearance At Civil Rights Forum

He was to begin a "reconciliation tour" Thursday at historically black Virginia Union University. A student leader told him his presence would detract from the event and asked him to reschedule.

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has decided not to launch his "reconciliation tour" as planned on Thursday morning at Virginia Union University.

The change comes days after the student government president of the historically black university urged the embattled Democratic governor to come another

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