Princeton University Agrees to Weigh Erasing Woodrow Wilson’s Name 

Princeton University’s president, under pressure from African American student activists, said Thursday night that the school would begin a process to consider expunging the legacy of former President Woodrow Wilson from campus.

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By RICHIE DUCHON for NBC News:

The agreement — signed by Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber — ended a 32-hour sit-in at the president’s office.

Students with the Black Justice League entered Nassau Hall around noon Wednesday, calling for the Ivy League university to acknowledge racism within Wilson’s legacy and take actions to improve cultural sensitivity on campus.

The agreement comes as black students across the country have been rallying for improved race relations on college campuses, including a national day of protest Wednesday under the hashtag #StudentBlackOut.

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