The Virginia blackface scandal is an embarrassment on its own, but its emergence during Black History Month adds a queasy dimension to question of America's enlightenment on race.

Another Virginia politician — state Sen. Tommy Norment, the Republican majority leader — was swept up in the growing scandal Thursday after it was revealed that he was one of the editors of a 1968 Virginia Military Institute yearbook that featured racist language and students in blackface.

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