(DILLWYN, Va.) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Friday that he’s suspended a policy that allowed prison officials to strip search an 8-year-old girl who was visiting her father. “I am deeply disturbed
An eight-year-old girl was allegedly strip searched last month before she was allowed to visit her father in a Virginia correctional facility. On Friday, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam said he has halted
(CNN) — An 8-year-old girl visiting her father at a Virginia prison was strip searched last month in violation of state policy, authorities said. "The incident is deeply troubling and represents a breach
A task force assembled by Gov. Ralph Northam to help purge discriminatory and racist language still on the books in Virginia has recommended repealing almost 100 laws, according to a report released Thursday.
Gov. Ralph Northam of Virginia on Friday ordered the suspension of a policy that allows prison officials to strip-search children after an 8-year-old girl was told to remove her clothes before being allowed
McLEAN, Va. – Virginia still has dozens of racist laws on its books that enforced segregation and racial inequality, a commission to study the state's legislation found in an interim report released Thursday.
A state commission in Virginia on Thursday called for the repeal of outdated, racist laws that legally entrenched segregation, barred interracial marriage and prevented black voters from casting ballots,
The Commission to Examine Racial Inequity in Virginia Law was created six months ago by Gov. Ralph Northam (D), who was struggling to save his governorship after a racist photograph was unearthed from