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What's Next As Duke Investigates Alleged 1999 Rape by Former Basketball Player?

One of the three sets of ongoing controversies involving Virginia’s highest-ranked elected officials—Governor Ralph Northam, who wore blackface in the 1980s to impersonate Michael Jackson, had a medical school yearbook page that featured a photo of a man in blackface and another in a Ku Klux Klan hood, and who on Sunday referred to slaves as “indentured servants”; Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax, who has been accused by two women, Dr. Vanessa Tyson and Fairfax’s former Duke University classmate, Meredith Watson, of sexual assault in 2004 and 2000, respectively; and Attorney General Mark Herring, who wore blackface as an undergrad at UVA in 1980 as part of a rap artist impersonation—could lead to a sports legal controversy involving the nation’s top college basketball program.