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Sunday June 20th

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 marginalized 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 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 elevate@dailytarheel.com.



Zachary Boyce, a first-year law student poses for a portrait in front of the Law School. Boyce had racist comments directed towards him by a fellow law student via zoom chat during class.

Racist incident during UNC law class raises questions about diversity and inclusion

Following an incident during a Zoom class where one student was accused of making racist remarks toward a student of color, some UNC law students wrote a letter asking for the school's administration to condemn the words and actions of the student. The letter and an accompanying petition were presented to the administration and gathered over 360 signatures from current students, alumni and professors in the law school.

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