Woodrow Wilson name debate at Princeton continues to sting

This Trenton Times’ editorial praises the action of the Black Justice League in shining a spotlight on the racism of the former president.

“Despite their set-back over the name, the protesters are to be commended for shining a light on the unrepentant Wilson and his corrosive brand of state-sanctioned racism — especially today, when the nation he left behind is still struggling with its legacy. . . . ‘Princeton remains unable to even reckon and wrestle with its white supremacist foundations and its ongoing role in perpetuating racism,’ the Black Justice League wrote in an online reaction to Monday’s announcement.”

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