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Demonstrators hold signs and chant in Richmond, Va., on Feb. 2. They were calling for the resignation of Gov. Ralph Northam after a racist photo on his medical school yearbook page came to light. He denies that he is in the photo but admits to once dressing in blackface. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Racist Med School Yearbook Photos? Medicine's Racism Problems Go Even Deeper

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A photo on the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity yearbook page from 1972 shows someone wearing blackface for a costume. Courtesy of Abby Clukey hide caption

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U.Va. Students Investigate Their Yearbook's Racist History — Starting With Its Title

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Pastor Mark Burns spoke at the Republican National Convention last month, calling on Republicans to "come together to defeat Hillary Clinton and those race-baiting Democrats." Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Tenor Placido Domingo performs the title role in a 1994 performance of Verdi's Otello at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Johan Elbers/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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Fox's Gotham stars (from left) John Doman, Camren Bicondova, Jada Pinkett Smith, Robin Lord Taylor and Cory Michael Smith. The show was recently criticized for initially selecting a white stuntwoman as a body double for a black guest star. Fox TV hide caption

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'Gotham' Resurfaces Hollywood's Tricky History Of 'Painting Down'

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Scene still from Bert Williams Lime Kiln Field Day Project. Bert Williams, Walker Thompson (standing center), John Wesley Jenkins (seated right). In a concession to white audiences, Williams, the lead, wore blackface, but the other black characters did not. Museum of Modern Art hide caption

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Rare Silent Film With Black Cast Makes A Century-Late Debut

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