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A Slave Auction, Slave-Owning Presidents: Princeton University Unveils a Dark Past

A few years after protesters at Princeton University asked the school to sever ties with former United States and university president Woodrow Wilson, the school has released a years-long project on the history of slavery within the institution.

Researchers made two major discoveries, the project summarizes–that the first nine presidents of the institution owned slaves, and that a slave sale was held on campus after the university's fifth president, Samuel Finley, died.

Read more at NJ.com.

Did You Know...?Princeton professors owned slaves as late as 1840. Read More