University of North Carolina Gives Silent Sam to the Sons of Confederate Veterans


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As students were leaving campus for the Thanksgiving holiday, the University of North Carolina System announced what is sure to be a controversial decision regarding the future of Silent Sam, the statue of a Confederate soldier that had stood at the entrance to the university for more than a century In August 2018, the Silent Sam statue on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill honoring soldiers who fought for the Confederacy was torn down by protestors during a rally. According to North Carolina law, state-owned monuments cannot be removed or altered in any way without...