(CNN) Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam did not resign during a news conference Saturday, saying he does not believe he is either person in the racist photo that appeared in his 1984 yearbook.
Northam based his belief that he was not in the yearbook photo by recalling that he had separately darkened his face to resemble Michael Jackson in 1984 during a dance contest in San Antonio.
"I believe now and then that I am not either of the people in this photo," Northam said.
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Despite numerous calls for him to resign, Northam said he would not do so.