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  • NC Central student explains why she helped topple Confederate statue

    Takiya Thompson tells reporters why she chose to climb a Confederate statue in Durham and attach a rope to help pull the statue over. Thompson was arrested after holding a press conference on the campus of N.C. Central University, where she is a student.

Takiya Thompson tells reporters why she chose to climb a Confederate statue in Durham and attach a rope to help pull the statue over. Thompson was arrested after holding a press conference on the campus of N.C. Central University, where she is a student. Julia Wall jwall@newsobserver.com
Takiya Thompson tells reporters why she chose to climb a Confederate statue in Durham and attach a rope to help pull the statue over. Thompson was arrested after holding a press conference on the campus of N.C. Central University, where she is a student. Julia Wall jwall@newsobserver.com

A message to students: vandalism is not activism

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