The names of two University of Michigan buildings named after controversial historic figures could soon be changing.
Clarence Cook Little served as the university’s president during the 1920s and was a eugenicist that believed in the compulsory sterilization of "unfit" people.
Alexander Winchell taught at the university in the 19th century and was the author of a book on evolution that claimed African Americans were genetically inferior.
The Board of Regents is expected to vote on the issue this Thursday.
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