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Princeton forced to take a long, hard look at Woodrow Wilson

Student group Black Justice League demands that the university publicly acknowledge his racist legacy

The president of Princeton has promised to push for removing a large mural of Mr Wilson from the dining hall of Wilson College.

Princeton, New Jersey

FEW historical figures loom as large in the life of an Ivy League university as Woodrow Wilson does at Princeton.

As the school's president in the early 20th century, Mr Wilson initiated its expansion into a full-scale university. He lifted educational...