More Videos

Trump Team Has Frequently Claimed 'No Contact' With Russia' 1:46

Trump Team Has Frequently Claimed 'No Contact' With Russia'

Public gets look at plans to widen Beltline in West Raleigh 1:05

Public gets look at plans to widen Beltline in West Raleigh

More NFL players sit, take a knee following Trump criticism 1:44

More NFL players sit, take a knee following Trump criticism

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

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

'It's not about disrespecting the flag,' Carolina Panther Julius Peppers says why wasn't present during anthem 2:34

'It's not about disrespecting the flag,' Carolina Panther Julius Peppers says why wasn't present during anthem

Should Confederate monuments stay or go? 1:57

Should Confederate monuments stay or go?

Upscale golf community gets $830K from NC taxpayers 2:24

Upscale golf community gets $830K from NC taxpayers

Women's Rally on Raleigh draws several thousand to Halifax Mall 3:07

Women's Rally on Raleigh draws several thousand to Halifax Mall

What happens when the government shuts down? 1:38

What happens when the government shuts down?

How the Carbon 3D printer works 2:32

How the Carbon 3D printer works

  • 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.

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. Lynn Bonner video, N&O file photos Video produced by John Hansen
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. Lynn Bonner video, N&O file photos Video produced by John Hansen

History speaks on intentions behind Confederate statues

August 23, 2017 11:02 AM

More Videos

Trump Team Has Frequently Claimed 'No Contact' With Russia' 1:46

Trump Team Has Frequently Claimed 'No Contact' With Russia'

Public gets look at plans to widen Beltline in West Raleigh 1:05

Public gets look at plans to widen Beltline in West Raleigh

More NFL players sit, take a knee following Trump criticism 1:44

More NFL players sit, take a knee following Trump criticism

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

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

'It's not about disrespecting the flag,' Carolina Panther Julius Peppers says why wasn't present during anthem 2:34

'It's not about disrespecting the flag,' Carolina Panther Julius Peppers says why wasn't present during anthem

Should Confederate monuments stay or go? 1:57

Should Confederate monuments stay or go?

Upscale golf community gets $830K from NC taxpayers 2:24

Upscale golf community gets $830K from NC taxpayers

Women's Rally on Raleigh draws several thousand to Halifax Mall 3:07

Women's Rally on Raleigh draws several thousand to Halifax Mall

What happens when the government shuts down? 1:38

What happens when the government shuts down?

How the Carbon 3D printer works 2:32

How the Carbon 3D printer works

  • Trump Team Has Frequently Claimed 'No Contact' With Russia'

    Trump advisers have often insisted that the campaign had no contact with various Russian insiders — claims which were later proved false.