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Emotions run high at 'Silent Sam' protest at UNC 1:44

Emotions run high at 'Silent Sam' protest at UNC

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‘You can call them slaves if you want to... I would call them workers,’ Alamance commissioner says

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82nd Airborne Division: 'America's Guard of Honor'

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Demonstrators drape ‘Silent Sam’ in black hood following Charlottesville violence

Police move arrested Silent Sam protester through angry crowd 0:50

Police move arrested Silent Sam protester through angry crowd

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Watch the eclipse pass through Raleigh in 30 seconds

NC Governor says Confederate monuments 'should come down' 2:49

NC Governor says Confederate monuments 'should come down'

School board member apologizes for sharing meme about slaves, Nazis and Democrats 1:17

School board member apologizes for sharing meme about slaves, Nazis and Democrats

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Solar Eclipse: The Cherokee celebrate the 'great frog' eating the sun

  • UNC’s Silent Sam has long been a flash point

    The Confederate statue on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus was a point of friction and protest long before the Charlottesville rally in support of a statue of Robert E. Lee turned tragically violent and left three people dead, thrusting the issue into the national spotlight.

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A look at the long and controversial life of ‘Silent Sam’

A timeline of the history of the Silent Sam Confederate memorial on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus.

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Emotions run high at 'Silent Sam' protest at UNC 1:44

Emotions run high at 'Silent Sam' protest at UNC

‘You can call them slaves if you want to... I would call them workers,’ Alamance commissioner says 1:16

‘You can call them slaves if you want to... I would call them workers,’ Alamance commissioner says

How to give your child a healthy start to the school year 1:20

How to give your child a healthy start to the school year

UNC’s Silent Sam has long been a flash point 1:38

UNC’s Silent Sam has long been a flash point

Demonstrators drape ‘Silent Sam’ in black hood following Charlottesville violence 1:45

Demonstrators drape ‘Silent Sam’ in black hood following Charlottesville violence

Police move arrested Silent Sam protester through angry crowd 0:50

Police move arrested Silent Sam protester through angry crowd

Watch the eclipse pass through Raleigh in 30 seconds 0:43

Watch the eclipse pass through Raleigh in 30 seconds

NC Governor says Confederate monuments 'should come down' 2:49

NC Governor says Confederate monuments 'should come down'

School board member apologizes for sharing meme about slaves, Nazis and Democrats 1:17

School board member apologizes for sharing meme about slaves, Nazis and Democrats

Solar Eclipse: The Cherokee celebrate the 'great frog' eating the sun 1:19

Solar Eclipse: The Cherokee celebrate the 'great frog' eating the sun

82nd Airborne Division: 'America's Guard of Honor'

82nd Airborne Division
82nd Airborne Division: 'America's Guard of Honor' 2:10

82nd Airborne Division: 'America's Guard of Honor'

How to give your child a healthy start to the school year 1:20

How to give your child a healthy start to the school year

Emotions run high at 'Silent Sam' protest at UNC 1:44

Emotions run high at 'Silent Sam' protest at UNC

Police move arrested Silent Sam protester through angry crowd 0:50

Police move arrested Silent Sam protester through angry crowd