John C. Calhoun

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Yale to Rename College Honoring White Supremacist

Calhoun College will now honor computer 'visionary' Grace Hopper

(Newser) - Yale University announced Saturday it will be renaming a residential college named for a former US vice president and virulent white supremacist, the Wall Street Journal reports. According to CBS News , John C. Calhoun graduated from Yale in 1804 and went on to become a South Carolina senator. Calhoun College... More »

GOP Plays With 'Crazy Fire' on State Sovereignty

(Newser) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s stand against the intrusion of federal power on states’ rights is straight from an 1832 playbook, Ed Kilgore writes for the Democratic Strategist. And the argument John C. Calhoun made then is still wrong. Miffed that the GOP is out of power, Kilgore writes, Perry... More »

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