The N.C. Department of Motor Vehicles took a big step in January when it officially declared that it would become easier for transgender people to change their sex on their driver's license.
Protestors chant in support of one another and against white supremacy.
Silent Sam is surrounded by banners, protesters, and more banners.
Rally attendees hold flags as other protesters tie banners around Silent Sam.
UNC graduate student Maya Little speaks to the crowd of protestors at Peace and Justice Plaza on Franklin St.
Smoke bombs are set as other rally-goers protest the Department of Public Safety interactions with a protestor.
UNC Department of Public Safety officers hold down a protestor.
UNC Department of Public Safety officers stand on Franklin St. between Peace and Justice Plaza and McCorkle Place as the protest moves to the statue.
Buy your copy of the DTH's commemorative Roy Williams edition today. Supplies are limited