UNC Board Rejects Proposal to Keep Confederate Statue in Separate Building
Topic: Silent Sam
Professors at the University of North Carolina are threatening a walkout if Confederate Statue Silent Sam, pulled down last summer, gets a new home anywhere near campus.
Silent Sam might make more money dead than he ever did alive.
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.