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Sunday June 26th

Elevate: Amplifying voices in our community

Elevate is here to do exactly what it says — to give a platform to those whose voices are often silenced. This is a page to celebrate and uplift the underrepresented communities that make up Chapel Hill, who contribute to our culture and daily lives in ways that are often not reported. Elevate adds depth to stories across campus, the town and Orange County.

The page is in part put together and reported by members of the Sharif Durhams Leadership Program, a talent and leadership development course for DTH students from underrepresented groups. Elevate accepts pitches throughout the year for op-eds and letters from members of different groups in our community. Please send submissions to

Faculty discuss privilege, diversity before Spring Break

UNC’s Faculty Council once again put diversity at the center of the group’s monthly meeting Friday afternoon. The pre-spring break meeting began with diversity training from Elizabeth Dickinson, a professor at the Kenan-Flagler Business School, and a discussion of privilege. “People in positions of power — we can create all the policies we want.

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