Gov. Northam's VMI yearbook photo lists racial slur as a nickname

A VMI yearbook shows a racial slur listed under a nickname for the governor

ROANOKE, Va. – A page from Northam's yearbook at the Virginia Military Institute listed one of his nicknames as "Coonman," a Jim Crow-era racial slur. 

VMI's 1981 yearbook shows the picture of Northam with "Goose, Coonman" listed under his name.

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This yearbook photo comes to light after his medical school yearbook photo in 1984 shows a picture of two men, one in blackface and another in a KKK robe.

Northam released a statement Friday night, saying he is one of the two men.

There are now numerous calls from both parties for Northam's resignation.