Virginia’s First Lady Criticized for Handing African-American Students Cotton While on Tour of Slave Quarters
RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia’s First Lady is under fire after she allegedly handed a piece of cotton to two African-American students on a historical tour while asking them to “imagine being an enslaved person,” according to WTVR. In a letter addressed to Pam Northam and obtained by CBS News and WTVR, the 8th grade Senate Page says Northam’s actions during a tour of the Executive Mansion’s old slave quarters were “beyond inappropriate, especially considering recent events with the Governor.”