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UNC Chancellor Resigns After Ordering Confederate ‘Silent Sam’ Monument Removed
"No one learns at their best when they feel unsafe," Chancellor Carol L. Folt said in announcing her decision.
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Students Protest University Of North Carolina's $5 Million Plan For Toppled Confederate Statue
Hundreds gathered on the Chapel Hill campus to voice their opposition to a new building that would house "Silent Sam."
I Pretended To Be White To Find Out Why White People Support Confederate Monuments
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As a White woman, I had to pretend to be afraid of the real me, a Black woman.
Hanna Wondmagegn for HuffPost
Neo-Confederates Rally At Site Of Toppled UNC Monument
María Elena Vizcaíno
Police arrested three people at the protests on the Chapel Hill campus Thursday night.
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7 Arrested At Protests Over UNC's Toppled Confederate Statue
María Elena Vizcaíno
Students toppled the Confederate monument, nicknamed Silent Sam, this week in Chapel Hill.
Jonathan Drake / Reuters
3 People Charged With Toppling Confederate 'Silent Sam' Monument At UNC
They face misdemeanor charges for rioting and defacing a public monument.
Jonathan Drake / Reuters
University of North Carolina Students Topple Confederate Monument
The Silent Sam statue, located on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill, has been a target of vandalism and protests for decades.
Michael Ollove, The Pew Charitable Trusts
New Maternal Mortality Strategy Relies On 'Medical Homes'
Stateline provides daily reporting and analysis on trends in s...
The United States has the worst maternal and infant mortality rates in the developed world.
Here's The Perfect Candidate To Replace North Carolina's Racist Silent Sam Statue
Professor of Political Science at the University of North Caro...
I propose a celebration of a true Tar Heel who transformed America for good
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Whichever Way ‘Repeal And Replace’ Blows, Pharma Is Due For Windfall
By Emily Kopp, Kaiser Health News
"It’s hard to view this as anything but a substantial win for pharma."
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Weight Bias May Show Up In School Kids As Young As 9
By Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, Live Science
Kids are probably learning these biases from the media, their peers and their parents.
North Carolina And Gonzaga Head To NCAA Championship Game
Managing Partner, NetScouts Basketball
Gonzaga advances for the first time in program history.
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This New Cookbook Will Help You Save Money On Dinner
For Epicurious, by Sam Worley. Gabrielle Calvocoressi is a poet and essayist who recently published The New Economy Chapbook
The University of North Carolina Flagrantly Violates Federal Law Affirming Transgender Rights
Writer and political activist. Former US Senate candidate.
Whether out of fear, an abundance of caution or self-interest the fact remains that their schools are violating the legal rights of transgender people.
Protests Erupt Over UNC Board's Decision To Shutter Poverty Center
University of North Carolina students and faculty raucously protested the board of governors' vote Friday to disband a poverty
The Way the Ball Bounces
STEM women's champion, advocate for women, author, speaker and...
Now is the first time that a woman has been named a coach in the National Basketball Association. This column addresses some significant women's accomplishments in sports that involve a ball: tennis, soccer, football, basketball and golf.
Basic Arabic: Waheed Samy's Definitive Tome
Director of Media Unlimited
According to the book: "Diacritics are typically short vowels interleaved between consonants in any word. Diacritics can
CULTURE & ARTS
Painter Tim Okamura Offers an Urban Narrative in Two Exhibitions
Senior writer, blogger, culture enthusiast
His paintings are filtered through the lens of his own personal experience as someone of mixed race growing up in Canada, where he was often identified as "different," and even ridiculed for that perception. Themes including culture and ethnicity and social identity are evident in his artwork.
Literary Treasures: The American Antiquarian Society at 200
Nancy Rubin Stuart
At a moment when cultural trend-watchers are predicting the imminent demise of the traditional book in lieu of digitization, the American Antiquarian Society is honoring the strength of print as it celebrates its 200th anniversary.
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