Princeton to remove Woodrow Wilson's name from policy school

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Princeton University's board of trustees has voted to rename the Woodrow Wilson School Charlotte Reese reports. It's all part of an effort to oppose racism. The school will now be known as the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs. In a statement, the board said Wilson's quote racist thinking and policies make him an inappropriate namesake. Wilson, 18 79 graduate of Princeton and 28th president of the US actively prevented black applicants from entering the New Jersey College when he was university president. Organizer's for Change W. W S tell the daily Princetonian that while they appreciate the university swift response, they want more to petition signed by a number of students and alumni call for additional actions like the university committing to pay reparations as well AST a vest from private prisons. Student groups like the Black Justice League have been trying to remove Wilson's name since 2015 following a sit in at the colleges President's office Earlier this month, Mamat University and Woodrow Wilson High School in Camden voted to drop his name, citing the former president's racist

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