Princeton University’s board of trustees voted Friday to remove Woodrow Wilson’s name from its public-policy school, the latest in a string of institutions reconsidering the names of some buildings and programs at a time of public reckoning over racism in the U.S.

“We have taken this extraordinary step because we believe that Wilson’s racist thinking and policies make him an inappropriate namesake for a school whose scholars, students, and alumni must be firmly committed to combatting the scourge of racism in all its forms,”…

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