The University granted permission for Silent Sam supporters to gather for a group prayer Sunday, when UNC's Winter Commencement was held, alongside the base of the toppled statue.
Chancellor Folt held a press conference on Thursday to discuss the aftermath of Monday night’s Silent Sam protest, which saw the Confederate monument pulled down from its pedestal. In addition to Folt’s comments, several more members of the UNC-system Board of Governors have spoken out.
“It’s profoundly disappointing that it’s been so long since another minority of any kind led the paper,” Rob Nelson said. “I never would’ve imagined, 18 years ago, that there wouldn’t be someone else who looked like me who got to that job.”
North Carolina Republicans asked the U.S. Supreme Court to halt a second lower-court redistricting order against state House and Senate districts they approved last summer.
A protesters who helped bring down a Confederate soldier statue in Durham this past August accepted deferred prosecution Tuesday morning at the Durham County Courthouse, while the remaining eight saw their cases continued into the new year.
Moses Musilu never suspected 13 cents would break the bank.
On Sept. 18, Bob Blouin replaced Jim Dean as provost and executive vice chancellor without a campus search committee or faculty input, a decision that has bothered some UNC professors.
Though Mark Dorosin, managing attorney at the Center, might lose his job on Friday, he is more worried about what’s at stake if the center closes, and what will happen to the communities who would no longer be able to call the Center for Civil Rights an ally.
The North Carolina General Assembly's new legislative voting district maps are awaiting approval from a three-judge panel.
A new bill in the N.C. House, proposed by five Republican representatives, would aim to limit identity fraud in the state by creating identification for undocumented immigrants.
Members of Heirs to the Confederacy stand inside metal gates Sunday afternoon in McCorkle Place. They said a brief prayer before protesting in support of the toppled Silent Sam monument.
Counter protestors attempt to confound an interview between Lee Stem, a supporter of Silent Sam, and Raleigh television station ABC11 WTVD.
A counter protestor shouts at a supporter of Silent Sam through a megaphone during a confrontation in McCorkle Place.
About 30 counter-protestors showed up on Sunday to demonstrate against about eight supporters of the Confederate statue known as Silent Sam.
Several anti-racist demonstrators rally outside of the Dean E. Smith Center Sunday afternoon during Winter Commencement.
UNC Asian studies teaching assistant professor Dwayne Dixon poses with his family outside the Durham County Courthouse. Dixon, who is charged with bringing a weapon to a demonstration, had his case postponed until Feb. 8.
Protesters from Defend Durham, a local activist organization, demonstrated outside the county courthouse as protesters awaited their verdicts Dec. 5. The demonstration included speeches, as well as a sketching station for people to facilitate replacement statue ideas.
Protesters from Defend Durham, a local activist organization, demonstrated outside the county courthouse as protesters awaited their verdicts. The demonstration included speeches, as well as a sketching station for people to facilitate replacement statue ideas.