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8/22/2018 12:32am

Maya Little speaks at the Peace and Justice Plaza on Monday, Aug. 21, 2018 against confederate monument Silent Sam. Maya had been previously arrested for her demonstrations against Silent Sam. 

Maya Little denies organizing Silent Sam protest

At the protest against Silent Sam on Monday, August 20, Maya Little gave remarks before the group marched on McCorkle Place, and hours later, removed the statue from its pedestal. She spoke about her experience with police at previous protests, as well as her continued dissent of the Confederate monument on campus. The next day, she spoke with The Daily Tar Heel about her relationship with protesters, her criminal and honor court charges and her next steps.