Skip to main contentSkip to main content
Updating results

Virginia Military Institute

In the mid-20th century shtetls of Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens — pronounced “Qveens” — and before them, the Lower East Side of Manhattan, one might hear habitués of those teeming Jewish New York neighborhoods on learning something surprising or, at minimum, contrary to conventional wisdom, ask with eyebrow-raising bemusement and dropping their voice a note, “Who knew?”

In the mid-20th century shtetls of Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens — pronounced “Qveens” — and before them, the Lower East Side of Manhattan, one might hear habitués of those teeming Jewish New York neighborhoods on learning something surprising or, at minimum, contrary to conventional wisdom, ask with eyebrow-raising bemusement and dropping their voice a note, “Who knew?”

Ralph Northam is the second alumnus of the Virginia Military Institute elected governor of this commonwealth. He is the first to tell the tax-supported college what it often refused to hear: That VMI’s love affair with the Confederate-gray past is an obstacle to its multi-hued future.

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

Breaking News

Sports Breaking News

News Alert