The Daily Tar Heel

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Thursday September 23rd

Swimming And Diving


Editorial board members Ira Wilder and Caitlyn Yaede live their country fantasies for this week's music column.

Column: Three chords and the truth

"We have hopes that country music will return to its diverse roots, serving not only a white, conservative middle class, but the diverse ethnic and racial traditions of working-class America. In the meantime, the genre that has been bent toward pop, rock and blues now too often bends toward the right."

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"It's been that way since the very beginning," says Geeta Kapur of the systemic racism at UNC. Kapur poses for a portrait at the Old Well with her new book, “To Drink from the Well: The Struggle for Racial Equality at the Nation’s Oldest University," on Tuesday, Sep 7., 2021.

To Drink from the Well: UNC alumna writes book on University history and systemic racism

Written by civil rights lawyer and UNC alumna Geeta N. Kapur, "To Drink from the Well: The Struggle for Racial Equality at the Nation’s Oldest Public University" is scheduled to release for Sept. 21. The book is a product of 11 years of research and is the first to provide a comprehensive look at the University's history of systemic racism from 1776.  Kapur discussed the book at an event at Flyleaf Books on Sept. 2. 

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