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Police vehicles are seen on a road in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. July 17, 2016.

Photos of Baton Rouge Police Department detectives wearing blackface have surfaced in a 1993 yearbook photo

The department said the officers were working "in an undercover capacity during a department-approved operation when the photos were taken."
Katy Perry said she was "saddened" by accusations that shoes from her fashion line resemble blackface.

Katy Perry responds to accusations that shoes from her fashion line resemble blackface: ‘Our intention was never to inflict any pain’

Katy Perry said she was "saddened" by people's accusations online that shoes from her accessories line, Katy Perry Collections, resemble blackface.
Both shoes feature 3D eyes, a gold triangle "nose," and bright red lips.

Shoes from Katy Perry’s fashion line are being pulled from stores after people accused them of resembling blackface

People have accused Katy Perry's shoes and handbags line, Katy Perry Collections, of designing two pairs of shoes that resemble blackface.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam speaks with reporters at a press conference at the Governor's mansion on February 2, 2019 in Richmond, Virginia.

Most black Virginians think Gov. Ralph Northam should remain in office despite racist photo scandal, poll shows

Just 37% of African-American Virginians think Ralph Northam should resign, whereas 58% think he shouldn't, a Washington Post-Schar School poll said.
Governor Ralph Northam addresses the media Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Governor's Mansion in Richmond, Va.

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is resisting pressure to resign, and has reportedly been given homework by his advisers to read ‘Roots’ and &#...

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is reportedly trying to rehabilitate his image, in part by reading the works of prominent African-American writers.
Gucci's wool balaclava sweater.

Gucci has apologized after people suggested its $900 sweater looked like blackface

In a Twitter post on Wednesday, Gucci said it "deeply apologizes for the offense caused by the wool balaclava jumper."

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring reveals that he also wore blackface during college, threatening a constitutional crisis

Herring, a Democrat, added that "the shame of that moment has haunted me for decades."
Governor Ralph Northam addresses the media Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Governor's Mansion in Richmond, Va.

Embattled Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam reportedly considered leaving the Democratic Party amid fallout over yearbook photo scandal

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam almost left the Democratic Party to govern independently after a 'blackface' scandal. The Washington Post says he will not

Meet Justin Fairfax, who is poised to become Virginia’s governor if Ralph Northam resigns

Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax will take the helm as the commonwealth's governor if Gov. Ralph Northam ends up resigning over a racist photo.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam speaks with reporters at a press conference at the Governor's mansion on February 2, 2019 in Richmond, Virginia. Northam denies allegations that he is pictured in a yearbook photo wearing racist attire.

The tip about the racist photo in Gov. Ralph Northam’s yearbook reportedly came from an ex-classmate angry about his abortion comments

A racist photo that embroiled Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam in controversy reportedly surfaced due to one of Northam's former classmates.