“Wilson is Princeton,” he wrote. Why are the students doing this? Wilson was a big, ol’ racist, that’s why.
Princeton students are calling out Woodrow Wilson’s racism. Good. While protesters at Mizzou may have taken down a university system president, some students at Princeton are going after an even
Nov 22, 2015 · WHAT IS WOODROW WILSON’S CONNECTION TO PRINCETON? Before he was the 28th president of the United States, Woodrow Wilson served eight years at the president of Princeton University starting in 1902.
But Wilson’s legacy is not simply one of racism. “Part of what makes Woodrow Wilson so touchy is because he is so important in American history and Princeton’s history,” Painter said.
Princeton Students Are Right: Woodrow Wilson Was The Worst. Insanity breaks out at Princeton. Now Woodrow Wilson is a racist pig. Enough. but calling out Woodrow Wilson is not one of them.
The Virginia native was racist, a trait largely overshadowed by his works as Princeton’s president, as New Jersey’s governor, and, most notably, as the 28th president of the United States.
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.
Students at Princeton are now demanding Wilson’s name be removed from the university’s prestigious School of Public and International Affairs and a residential dorm. According to The Associated Press, Princeton President Christopher Eisgruber has acknowledged the students’ concern about Wilson’s racism. But he’s urged them to take the rest of Wilson’s career into account, including the fact that he …
Students at Princeton are now demanding Wilson’s name be removed from the university’s prestigious School of Public and International Affairs and a residential dorm. According to The Associated Press, Princeton President Christopher Eisgruber has acknowledged the students’ concern about Wilson’s racism.
Dec 14, 2015 · Wilson lost his temper: “Your tone, sir, offends me. You have spoiled the whole cause for which you came.” 5. The world paid a price for Wilson’s racism.
Nov 19, 2015 · Princeton is home to the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy and International Affairs, his name is on one of the school’s residential colleges, and there is a mural of Wilson …
Nov 23, 2015 · PRINCETON, N.J. — Few figures loom as large in the life of an Ivy League university as Woodrow Wilson does at Princeton.
Nov 25, 2015 · About 1,000 people have signed a dueling petition calling on Princeton to «publicly acknowledge the racist legacy of Woodrow Wilson and how he impacted campus policy and culture,» and to «rename
Recently, a group of students at Princeton, calling themselves The Black Justice League, walked out of class and did a sit-in in the office of the university president, Christopher Eisgruber.
On American college campuses right now, there is a fever on to call out racism, confront history, and rename college buildings. The biggest call of all may be over Woodrow Wilson. The 28 th president of the United States is revered for many things, but on race he now looks pretty bad.