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    Protesters have vandalized statues and monuments of historical figures ranging from Catholic saints to Confederate leaders. Across the country, vandals have lopped heads off of statues and defaced them for having spotted histories. In some cases, like in the case of the St. Junipero Serra statue that was torn down in California, the accusations made by leftist radicals aren’t accurate. But in the case of Princeton University — where it was decided that former President Woodrow Wilson’s name would be...
    Amid a wave of protests and riots over “systemic racism” and the growing movement on the left to tear down monuments dedicated to famous figures from America’s past, the Princeton University Board of Trustees voted on June 26 to remove the name of the nation’s 28th President of the United States, Democrat Woodrow Wilson, from one of its schools. On Monday, former First Lady Michelle Obama praised the actions of her alma mater and called on the university to find...
    (CNN)When I heard the stunning news that Princeton University was removing the name Woodrow Wilson from its famed School of Public and International Affairs in belated acknowledgment of the racist views held by the former US President and one-time head of that Ivy League institution, the first thing I thought of was my fathers experience as a Black man at Princeton. In this current era of racial reckoning, its an instructive story about the gap between lip service and real...
    A student organization called the Princeton Open Campus Coalition is urging university officials this week to push back against the demands of woke students and faculty. The university recently caved to demands to remove Woodrow Wilson’s name from the university’s school of public policy. According to the students, the “siege against academic freedom” is “fundamentally about ideology and power.” In a statement published to Facebook on Monday, the Princeton Open Campus Coalition highlighted their concern for the direction of the...
    New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) has ended his use of a desk formerly owned by Woodrow Wilson as reassessments of America’s racial history have led to fresh scrutiny of the former governor and 28th president’s racist policies. Social media took notice of the desk when Murphy tweeted a picture of himself behind it observing a moment of silence for George Floyd, the unarmed Black man killed in police custody in Minneapolis in May, leading some to point out the...
    MICHELLE Obama has congratulated Princeton University for removing former US President Woodrow Wilsons name from its prestigious public affairs school. The former first lady said on Monday she was heartened by her alma maters decision to strip the name because of what the university said was his racist thinking and policies. 3 Former first lady Michelle Obama praised Princeton Universitys heartful decision to remove Woodrow Wilsons name from its campusCredit: AP:Associated Press 3 The colleges Board of Trustees voted to...
    Former first lady Michelle Obama on Monday praised her alma mater, Princeton University, for dropping 28th President Woodrow Wilson’s name from its public policy school. “Heartened to see my alma mater make this change, and even prouder of the students who’ve been advocating for this kind of change on campus for years,” Obama wrote on social media. “Let’s keep finding ways to be more inclusive to all students—at Princeton and at every school across the country.” Heartened to see my alma...
    President Donald Trump slammed Princeton University in a Monday tweet for its decision to remove the name of former President Woodrow Wilson from their policy center. “Can anyone believe that Princeton just dropped the name of Woodrow Wilson from their highly respected policy center,” Trump tweeted. “Now the Do Nothing Democrats want to take off the name John Wayne from an airport. Incredible stupidity!” Can anyone believe that Princeton just dropped the name of Woodrow Wilson from their highly respected...
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday posted a video showing a Missouri couple brandishing guns towards protesters calling for police reforms, again accentuating racial tensions in America. The Republican president drew swift condemnation on Sunday for retweeting video of a Florida supporter shouting white power, a phrase used by white supremacist groups, and later deleted it. The White House said Trump had not heard the slogan. Without comment, Trump on Monday retweeted an ABC News video showing...
    DONALD Trump has slammed a decision by Princeton University to remove Woodrow Wilsons name from its public policy school. Trump on Monday tweeted he couldnt believe the Ivy League college had dropped the name of the former US president, saying the decision was incredible stupidity. 4 Donald Trump took aim at Princeton University in a tweet on MondayCredit: AFP or licensors 4 Trump said the decision to remove Woodrow Wilsons name from the schools policy center showed stupidityCredit: Twitter Can...
    PRINCETON, N.J. (CBS/AP) — President Donald Trump blasted a New Jersey Ivy League university on social media after hearing it decided to remove a former president’s name from the school because of his segregationist views. Princeton University announced the decision to remove President Woodrow Wilson from its public policy school over the weekend. Trump took to Twitter on Monday morning. “Can anyone believe that Princeton just dropped the name of Woodrow Wilson from their highly respected policy center,” Trump tweeted....
    President Trump on Monday mocked recent efforts to remove the names of John Wayne from a California airport and President Woodrow Wilson from a Princeton University school over concerns of racist sentiments. California Democrats in Orange County recently passed a resolution calling for Waynes name to be scrubbed from their local airport due to “racist and bigoted statements, while Princeton has already taken Wilsons name off of their public policy school and a residential college over racist views and policies. PRINCETON DROPS WOODROW...
    President TrumpDonald John TrumpIntelligence suggests Russian bounties led to deaths of several US troops in Afghanistan: report Obama called Philonise Floyd before brothers memorial service: NYT President Trump tries to cover his tracks by attacking the rule of law MORE blasted Democrats on Monday over a move by a local California Democratic group to rename an airport named after film star John Wayne, and took aim at Princeton University for a similar decision involving former President Woodrow Wilson. In a...
    Princeton University announced that former U.S. President Woodrow Wilsons name will be removed from its public policy school and one of its residential colleges because his racist views and policies make him an inappropriate namesake. Princeton University president Christopher Eisgruber released a statement on Saturday outlining why Wilson was no longer worthy of having a school named after him. Eisgruber explained that he had a meeting with the Princeton University Board of Trustees, and they decided that Wilsons racist...
    Princeton Universitys Board of Trustees voted Saturday to remove former President Woodrow Wilsons namesake from its school of public policy and a residential building, citing his racist thinking and policies. The decision to change the names of the buildings came amid a nationwide reckoning with racism in the US sparked by the recent killings of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, and Rayshard Brooks. Princeton honored Wilson not because of, but without regard to or perhaps even in ignorance...
    Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty Images Princeton University is removing Woodrow Wilson, the 28th President of the United States and one of their own alumni, from the name of its public policy school and a residence hall. University trustees announced the decision Saturday citing Wilson’s “racist thinking.” “Woodrow Wilson’s racist thinking and policies make him an inappropriate namesake for a school or college whose scholars, students and alumni must stand firmly against racism in all its forms,” said Princeton president Christopher...
    Princeton University trustees have decided to remove former President Woodrow Wilson as the namesake for two of its schools. The school’s board of trustees determined that Wilson’s “racist thinking and policies make him an inappropriate namesake for a school or college whose scholars, students, and alumni must stand firmly against racism in all its forms,” Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber said in a statement, according to a Saturday New York Times report. Wilson’s name will reportedly be removed from both a...
    Princeton University will remove the name of its 34th president, who once blocked Black students from enrollment. As of June 29, President Woodrow Wilson‘s name is no longer welcomed at Princeton University. READ MORE: Princeton names its first Black valedictorian in Ivy League’s history The Ivy League school has recently announced that it will take steps to remove his name from the school of public and international affairs and one of its residential colleges, despite the prestige Wilson brings to...
    Princeton University will remove the name of its 34th president, who once blocked Black students from enrollment. As of June 29, President Woodrow Wilson‘s name is no longer welcomed at Princeton University. READ MORE: Princeton names its first Black valedictorian in Ivy League’s history The Ivy League school has recently announced that it will take steps to remove his name from the school of public and international affairs and one of its residential colleges, despite the prestige Wilson brings to...
    Princeton will remove President Woodrow Wilson’s name from its prestigious public policy school and a residential college. “Wilson’s racism was significant and consequential even by the standards of his own time,” Christopher L. Eisgruber, Princeton’s president, wrote Saturday. The governor of Mississippi -- the last state with a flag that includes the Confederate battle emblem -- said Saturday he would immediately sign any bill to remove the symbol. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday that he said is...
    Breaking News — Princeton University will withdraw the name of Woodrow Wilson from its faculty of International Relations due to the “racist policies and opinions” of the former US president, the prestigious East Coast study house announced Saturday. Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) ruled the United States between 1913 and 1921. Remembered abroad as the founding father of the League of Nations (UN ancestor) embodied the end of American isolationism, the 28th President of the United States allowed racial segregation in...
    Princeton University will remove Woodrow Wilson’s name from its public policy school and one of its residential colleges, the university’s president said Saturday. The university’s board of trustees found that Wilson’s “racist thinking and policies make him an inappropriate namesake for a school or college whose scholars, students, and alumni must stand firmly against racism in all its forms,” Princeton’s president, Christopher Eisgruber, said in a statement. “Wilson’s racism was significant and consequential even by the standards of his own...
    Princeton College President Christopher L. Eisgruber mentioned the choice to drop President Woodrow Wilson’s title from his namesake College of Public and Worldwide Affairs was as a result of his help of racist insurance policies. “Wilson’s racism was important and consequential even by the requirements of his personal time. He segregated the federal civil service after it had been racially built-in for many years, thereby taking America backward in its pursuit of justice. He not solely acquiesced in however...
    Princeton University President Christopher L. Eisgruber said the decision to drop President Woodrow Wilson’s name from his namesake School of Public and International Affairs was due to his support of racist policies. “Wilson’s racism was significant and consequential even by the standards of his own time. He segregated the federal civil service after it had been racially integrated for decades, thereby taking America backward in its pursuit of justice. He not only acquiesced in but added to the persistent practice...
    By Sinéad Carew (Reuters) - Princeton University is renaming its public policy school and Wilson College after concluding that U.S. President Woodrow Wilson’s racist thinking and policies make him an inappropriate namesake. Announcing the move on Saturday, Princeton University President Christopher Eisgruber said it related to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and Rayshard Brooks, Black Americans who died at the hands of police in recent months. The boards Friday vote to rename the School of Public...