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Maya Little reads her court statement across the street from where Silent Sam stood on Monday Oct. 15, after her court proceedings earlier in the day.

Silent Sam activists rally around Maya Little after verdict in Orange County court

Earlier in the day at the Orange County Courthouse, Little was found guilty of defacing a public statue or monument. She will not have to pay court costs or restitution. She had been charged with the misdemeanor after she poured red paint and her own blood on Silent Sam on April 30. Activists then gathered at the Peace and Justice Plaza at 7 p.m. for a "teach-in" on racism and social justice. 



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Chancellor Carol Folt and university officials speak to members of the press following the UNC Board of Trustee’s Dec. 3 meeting, where the board announced its proposal for the future of Silent Sam, at Carolina Inn.

UNC Board of Trustees

Chancellor Carol Folt and university officials speak to members of the press following the UNC Board of Trustee’s Dec. 3 meeting, where the board announced its proposal for the future of Silent Sam, at Carolina Inn.


Members of the UNC Board of Trustees gather before the reconvening of the open session of the board’s Dec. 3 meeting, where Chancellor Folt set forth the board’s proposal for the future of Silent Sam.

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Members of the UNC Board of Trustees gather before the reconvening of the open session of the board’s Dec. 3 meeting, where Chancellor Folt set forth the board’s proposal for the future of Silent Sam.


Jonathan Weisman, deputy Washington editor and congress editor at The New York Times, spoke with UNC School of Media and Journalism professor Ryan Thornburg about growing up Jewish in Atlanta, the current state of the press and the rise of bigotry in the United States on Monday.

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Jonathan Weisman, deputy Washington editor and congress editor at The New York Times, spoke with UNC School of Media and Journalism professor Ryan Thornburg about growing up Jewish in Atlanta, the current state of the press and the rise of bigotry in the United States on Monday.