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Princeton to keep Woodrow Wilson's name despite his racist views

Princeton to keep Woodrow Wilson's name despite his racist views

Woodrow Wilson's name will remain on Princeton University's public policy school, despite calls to remove it because the former U.S. president was a segregationist, the Ivy League university announced Monday.

Princeton was challenged to take a deeper look at Wilson's life in the fall, when a group of students raised questions about his racist views. The Black Justice League held a 32-hour sit-in inside the Princeton president's office, demanding Wilson's name be removed from programs and buildings, including the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy and International Affairs, and for other changes to make the university more diverse and inclusive.

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