UNC Students Want the School to Remove a Memorial to the Confederacy

Students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are calling on the school to tear down a statue honoring students that died in the Civil War. On Monday during University Day celebrations that commemorate the founding of UNC about two dozen students rose from their seats and disrupted proceedings, decrying the presence of “Silent Sam,” a statue that honors 321 UNC students killed in the Civil War. The statue is so named because it carries a gun but no bullets. “Tear it down, Read more […]