Kenan Stadium falls into the University's plan for historical contextualization of some of its most controversial landmarks.
Margaret Spellings hosted an informal conversation for media members the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 28. Spellings reflected on her time in North Carolina and answered questions from various media members about her resignation and future plans. The UNC-system president will officially resign on Mar. 1, 2019.
Laura D'Agati raises an interesting question — should November be called "American Indian Heritage Month" when tribe members and Native American people often feel generalized by American culture? “So often Native people are relegated to the past and history books, and their presence in the present is ignored," she said. Read more to discover this unique and important perspective about the Native American people, and how they are stirring social change in and out of the UNC community.
The UNC-system BOG met to present awards to two N.C. professors and accept an additional grant for students. Two UNC students spoke to the board about Silent Sam and online stalkers.
The Sonja Haynes Stone Center is celebrating its history of being a special spot on campus for Black inclusion, culture and conversation.
“I don’t think there is any University interest in charging a student for raising awareness and contextualizing the University’s history of white supremacy.”
An Orange County District judge found Maya Little guilty of defacing Silent Sam after a daylong trial Monday. She will not have to pay court costs or restitution.
“In terms of next steps, the History Task Force will take this on, but we don’t have specifics yet on timing or process. Stay tuned for more details,” UNC Media Relations' Carly Miller said.
With over thirty buildings around campus named after people with deep ties to racism and white supremacy, it's hard to ignore these ties in Kenan Stadium, even when UNC brings home a victory.
Julian Carr's namesake, whose white supremacy and racist links are infamous, is being challenged and students and residents are attempting to drive the name out of the Chapel Hill/Durham/Carrboro areas.
UNC-system President Margaret Spellings met with reporters on Wednesday to discuss her early resignation, Silent Sam and her relocation to North Carolina.
The Board of Governors' Nov. 9 meeting included remarks from Margaret Spellings on her announcement to resign as UNC-system president, a public comment session on Silent Sam and a grant supporting adult students.
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