In a speech that focused on unification and equality, Obama endorsed Northam as the candidate that can unify the people.

Former President Barack Obama Back On The Campaign Trail In Richmond [PHOTOS] was originally published on kissrichmond.com

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Former US President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally for Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam (R) in Richmond, Virginia October 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,talking,politics,barack obama,us president,governor,former,election,democracy,political rally,richmond – virginia,political party,candidate,politics and government,virginia – us state

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Former US President Barack Obama gestures during a campaign rally for Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam (L) in Richmond, Virginia October 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,politics,barack obama,us president,gesturing,governor,former,election,democracy,political rally,richmond – virginia,political party,candidate,politics and government,virginia – us state

5. Barack Obama Campaigns With Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam

Barack Obama Campaigns With Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam

RICHMOND, VA – OCTOBER 19: Former U.S. President Barack Obama (L) speaks as he campaigns for Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam (R) during a campaign event at the Greater Richmond Convention Center October 19, 2017 in Richmond, Virginia. Northam is running against Republican Ed Gillespie to be the next governor of Virginia. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) photography,people,horizontal,usa,talking,two people,politics,barack obama,event,governor,former,election,democracy,richmond – virginia,candidate,politics and government,news event,virginia – us state

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Former US President Barack Obama is cheered during a campaign rally for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam (out of frame) in Richmond, Virginia, October 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,politics,barack obama,us president,governor,former,election,democracy,political rally,richmond – virginia,political party,candidate,politics and government,virginia – us state

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Former US President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally for Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam (unseen) in Richmond, Virginia October 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,talking,politics,barack obama,us president,governor,former,election,democracy,political rally,richmond – virginia,political party,candidate,politics and government,virginia – us state

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Former US President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally for Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam (L) in Richmond, Virginia October 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,talking,politics,barack obama,us president,governor,former,election,democracy,political rally,richmond – virginia,political party,candidate,politics and government,virginia – us state

11. Barack Obama Campaigns With Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam

Barack Obama Campaigns With Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam

RICHMOND, VA – OCTOBER 19: Former U.S. President Barack Obama (R) speaks as he campaigns for Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam (L) during a campaign event at the Greater Richmond Convention Center October 19, 2017 in Richmond, Virginia. Northam is running against Republican Ed Gillespie to be the next governor of Virginia. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) photography,people,horizontal,usa,talking,two people,politics,barack obama,event,governor,former,election,democracy,richmond – virginia,candidate,politics and government,news event,virginia – us state

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Former US President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally for Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam (R) in Richmond, Virginia October 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,talking,politics,barack obama,us president,governor,former,election,democracy,political rally,richmond – virginia,political party,candidate,politics and government,virginia – us state

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Former US President Barack Obama (R) gestures to Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam during a campaign rally in Richmond, Virginia October 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,party – social event,usa,politics,barack obama,us president,gesturing,governor,former,election,democracy,political rally,richmond – virginia,candidate,politics and government,virginia – us state

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TOPSHOT – Former US President Barack Obama (R) gestures to Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam during a campaign rally in Richmond, Virginia October 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,topix,bestof,politics,barack obama,us president,gesturing,governor,former,election,democracy,political rally,richmond – virginia,political party,candidate,politics and government,virginia – us state

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Former US President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally for Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam (R) in Richmond, Virginia October 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,talking,politics,barack obama,us president,governor,former,election,democracy,political rally,richmond – virginia,political party,candidate,politics and government,virginia – us state

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Former US President Barack Obama (R) gestures to Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam during a campaign rally in Richmond, Virginia October 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,party – social event,usa,politics,barack obama,us president,gesturing,governor,former,election,democracy,political rally,richmond – virginia,candidate,politics and government,virginia – us state

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TOPSHOT – Former US President Barack Obama (R) gestures to Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam during a campaign rally in Richmond, Virginia October 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,topix,bestof,politics,barack obama,us president,gesturing,governor,former,election,democracy,political rally,richmond – virginia,political party,candidate,politics and government,virginia – us state

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Former US President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally for Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam (unseen) in Richmond, Virginia October 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,talking,politics,barack obama,us president,governor,former,election,democracy,political rally,richmond – virginia,political party,candidate,politics and government,virginia – us state

24. Barack Obama Campaigns With Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam

Barack Obama Campaigns With Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam

RICHMOND, VA – OCTOBER 19: Former U.S. President Barack Obama (R) speaks as he campaigns for Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam (L) during a campaign event at the Greater Richmond Convention Center October 19, 2017 in Richmond, Virginia. Northam is running against Republican Ed Gillespie to be the next governor of Virginia. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) photography,people,full length,horizontal,usa,talking,politics,barack obama,large group of people,event,governor,former,election,democracy,richmond – virginia,candidate,politics and government,news event,virginia – us state

25. Barack Obama Campaigns With Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam

Barack Obama Campaigns With Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam

RICHMOND, VA – OCTOBER 19: Former U.S. President Barack Obama (R) speaks as he campaigns for Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam (L) during a campaign event at the Greater Richmond Convention Center October 19, 2017 in Richmond, Virginia. Northam is running against Republican Ed Gillespie to be the next governor of Virginia. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) photography,people,horizontal,usa,talking,two people,politics,barack obama,event,three quarter length,governor,former,election,democracy,richmond – virginia,candidate,politics and government,news event,virginia – us state

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Former US President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally for Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam (R) in Richmond, Virginia October 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,party – social event,usa,talking,politics,barack obama,us president,governor,former,election,democracy,political rally,richmond – virginia,candidate,politics and government,virginia – us state

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Former US President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally for Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam (R) in Richmond, Virginia October 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,talking,politics,barack obama,us president,governor,former,election,democracy,political rally,richmond – virginia,political party,candidate,politics and government,virginia – us state

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Former US President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign rally for Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam (unseen) in Richmond, Virginia October 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,talking,politics,barack obama,us president,governor,former,election,democracy,political rally,richmond – virginia,political party,candidate,politics and government,virginia – us state

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Former US President Barack Obama (R) speaks during a campaign rally for Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam (L) in Richmond, Virginia October 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,talking,politics,barack obama,us president,governor,former,election,democracy,political rally,richmond – virginia,political party,candidate,politics and government,virginia – us state

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Former US President Barack Obama (R) speaks during a campaign rally for Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam (L) in Richmond, Virginia October 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,talking,politics,barack obama,us president,governor,former,election,democracy,political rally,richmond – virginia,political party,candidate,politics and government,virginia – us state

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Former US President Barack Obama (L) speaks during a campaign rally for Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam (R) in Richmond, Virginia October 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) photography,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,talking,politics,barack obama,us president,governor,former,election,democracy,political rally,richmond – virginia,political party,candidate,politics and government,virginia – us state

32. Barack Obama Campaigns With Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam

Barack Obama Campaigns With Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam

RICHMOND, VA – OCTOBER 19: Former U.S. President Barack Obama (R) greets Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam (L) during a campaign event at the Greater Richmond Convention Center October 19, 2017 in Richmond, Virginia. Northam is running against Republican Ed Gillespie to be the next governor of Virginia. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) photography,people,horizontal,usa,two people,politics,barack obama,event,three quarter length,governor,greeting,former,election,democracy,richmond – virginia,candidate,politics and government,virginia – us state

33. Barack Obama Campaigns With Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam

Barack Obama Campaigns With Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam

RICHMOND, VA – OCTOBER 19: Former U.S. President Barack Obama (R) speaks as he campaigns for Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam (L) during a campaign event at the Greater Richmond Convention Center October 19, 2017 in Richmond, Virginia. Northam is running against Republican Ed Gillespie to be the next governor of Virginia. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) photography,people,horizontal,usa,talking,two people,politics,barack obama,event,three quarter length,governor,former,election,democracy,richmond – virginia,candidate,politics and government,news event,virginia – us state

34. Barack Obama Campaigns With Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam

Barack Obama Campaigns With Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam

RICHMOND, VA – OCTOBER 19: Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks as he campaigns for Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam during a campaign event at the Greater Richmond Convention Center October 19, 2017 in Richmond, Virginia. Northam is running against Republican Ed Gillespie to be the next governor of Virginia. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) photography,people,one person,horizontal,usa,waist up,talking,politics,barack obama,event,governor,former,election,democracy,richmond – virginia,candidate,politics and government,news event,virginia – us state

35. Barack Obama Campaigns With Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam

Barack Obama Campaigns With Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam

RICHMOND, VA – OCTOBER 19: Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks as he campaigns for Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam during a campaign event at the Greater Richmond Convention Center October 19, 2017 in Richmond, Virginia. Northam is running against Republican Ed Gillespie to be the next governor of Virginia. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) photography,people,one person,horizontal,usa,headshot,talking,politics,barack obama,event,governor,former,election,democracy,richmond – virginia,candidate,politics and government,news event,virginia – us state

36. Barack Obama Campaigns With Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam

Barack Obama Campaigns With Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Ralph Northam

RICHMOND, VA – OCTOBER 19: Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks as he campaigns for Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam during a campaign event at the Greater Richmond Convention Center October 19, 2017 in Richmond, Virginia. Northam is running against Republican Ed Gillespie to be the next governor of Virginia. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) photography,people,one person,horizontal,usa,waist up,talking,politics,barack obama,event,governor,former,election,democracy,richmond – virginia,candidate,politics and government,news event,virginia – us state

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