Princeton Council Endorses Proposed Legislation to Create Reparations for Slavery Task Force
Posted on: Jan 23, 2023
Princeton has joined the growing list of towns that have endorsed proposed legislation to establish a state-level task force to study making reparations to African Americans living in New Jersey who are the descendants of slaves.
Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Principles to Govern Renaming and Changes to Campus Iconography
Posted on: May 06, 2021
Princeton University, 3/29/21
In September 2020, the Trustees of Princeton University convened the Ad Hoc Committee on Principles to Govern Renaming and Changes to Campus Iconography.
“We Are Our History”: Confronting the Past and Imagining the Future of Whig-Clio
Posted on: Feb 26, 2021
The Daily Princetonian, 2/25/21
The American Whig-Cliosophic Society, colloquially known as Whig-Clio, is the oldest collegiate literary and debate society in the nation. Usually we say this with pride, as an impressive feature that sets us apart. But, like Princeton itself, Whig-Clio’s extensive history means it is wrapped up in the darker sides of American history, too.
Journal of American History Reviews The Princeton & Slavery Project
Posted on: Jan 19, 2021
Journal of American History, December 2020
"Of all the available examples, the Princeton & Slavery web site offers far and away the most well-developed and best organized of these digital treatments."
Princeton Will Remove Woodrow Wilson's Name From School
Posted on: Jul 08, 2020
The New York Times, 6/27/20
University trustees concluded that Wilson’s “racist thinking and policies make him an inappropriate namesake for a school or college."