A banner with a photo of Boalt Hall circa 1911 in Berkeley Law's main classroom building. Photo: TNS

University of California, Berkeley’s law school moves to strip name of famed Boalt Hall, named after anti-Chinese racist

  • Revelation that John Henry Boalt, a 19th-century San Francisco lawyer, was virulently anti-Chinese has rocked University of California, Berkeley
  • Plunged school into debate over what to do when honoured historical figures turn out to have unsavoury pasts
Topic |   Racism

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A banner with a photo of Boalt Hall circa 1911 in Berkeley Law's main classroom building. Photo: TNS
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