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

    A few hundred demonstrators gathered Sunday at the Silent Sam statue, a memorial to Confederate soldiers, on the University of North Carolina’s Chapel Hill campus violent clashes between white supremacists and counter protesters in Charlottesville, Va. turned deadly on Saturday.

A few hundred demonstrators gathered Sunday at the Silent Sam statue, a memorial to Confederate soldiers, on the University of North Carolina’s Chapel Hill campus violent clashes between white supremacists and counter protesters in Charlottesville, Va. turned deadly on Saturday. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com
A few hundred demonstrators gathered Sunday at the Silent Sam statue, a memorial to Confederate soldiers, on the University of North Carolina’s Chapel Hill campus violent clashes between white supremacists and counter protesters in Charlottesville, Va. turned deadly on Saturday. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com

Petition urges UNC to remove Silent Sam Confederate statue

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