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After 274 Years, Princeton Will Have Its First Black Valedictorian

Princeton University has announced its first black valedictorian in its 274-year history.

Nicholas Johnson, who was named valedictorian of Princeton’s Class of 2020, called the achievement especially significant, given the school’s struggle in recent years to confront its troubled history with slavery.

Read the article at The New York Times.

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