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Yale Removes Name of Slavery Advocate from Building
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Yale Removes Name of Slavery Advocate from Building

  Acting on the unanimous recommendation of an advisory committee, the name of John C. Calhoun will be removed from one of Yale University’s 12 residential buildings. Calhoun was an 1804 graduate of Yale and was class valedictorian; he was the nation’s seventh vice-president, a secretary of war, a secretary of state, and a U.S. […]

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