UNC faculty members, in letter to parents, support Silent Sam strike

UNC faculty members, in letter to parents, support Silent Sam strike

by WorldTribune Staff, December 16, 2018 The University of North Carolina board of governors on Dec. 14 rejected a plan to house the Silent Sam Confederate statue in a proposed $5.3 million history center on the Chapel Hill campus. Citing concerns over public safety and the use of state funds for the project, the board […]

UNC prof nominates Christine Blasey Ford for distinguished alumna award

UNC prof nominates Christine Blasey Ford for distinguished alumna award

by WorldTribune Staff, October 11, 2018 A professor at the University of North Carolina has nominated Dr. Christine Blasey Ford to receive the university’s distinguished alumna award. Jennifer Ho, a professor in UNC’s Department of English and Comparative Literature, said in a letter nominating Ford that “What Dr. Blasey Ford did on September 27, 2018 […]

Black defender of Confederate soldiers takes stand on downed statue

Black defender of Confederate soldiers takes stand on downed statue

by WorldTribune Staff, August 23, 2018 A black man and “loyal southerner” was outraged that a mob of protesters toppled a Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. On Aug. 22, two days after protesters knocked down the Silent Sam statue, H.K. Edgerton stood at the scene holding a Confederate flag, […]