The Full Monticello

From Slate: Students at Princeton have been arguing that their campus should be rid of plaques and statues celebrating Woodrow Wilson “who, as president of the United States, had federal government agencies segregated, reversing progress toward civil rights for black people. Many observers have wondered which historical figure honored on American campuses would next capture critical attention … The answer appears to be Thomas Jefferson.” Let’s face it, pretty much everyone from Christopher Columbus through Donald Trump has been sort of a douche.

+ In the NYT, Randall Kennedy with an interesting take on the black tape at Harvard Law.

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