Silent Sam might make more money dead than he ever did alive.
Topic: Silent Sam
He may be out of sight but he’s still around somewhere in the vicinity of his former roost–the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Silent Sam, the taciturn statue pulled down by student activists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, looms over political campaigns in the tar heel state but maybe not in the way most pundits would predict.
The vandals who took down a statue they found offensive at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill actually have little support.
Apparently he wasn’t quiet enough.
He doesn’t like it but he’s keeping his shoes on rather than taking them off to pummel the old boy with.
They’re not afraid of being arrested but right now they’d rather remain incognito.
Students at UNC-Chapel Hill claimed that the Silent Sam statue, a statue commemorating alumni who served in the Confederate army, violated the Civil Rights Act for creating a hostile environment.
Protesters demanded that UNC remove its ‘Silent Sam’ statue from its campus, which memorializes the university’s students who fought for the Confederacy in the American Civil War.
A ‘Black Lives Matter’ themed vandalism incident defaced the “Silent Sam” monument at the University of North Carolina and the university is investigating it.