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UNC Students Protest Plan to House Confederate Statue in $5 Million Building

HeadlineDec 05, 2018

And students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are protesting the school’s plan to relocate the Confederate statue known as “Silent Sam” to a new $5 million campus building. On Monday, UNC-Chapel Hill student and activist Maya Little was charged with two misdemeanors—inciting a riot and assaulting an officer—after a campus protest. Earlier this year, Little poured her own blood and red paint on the statue. Click here to see our interview with Maya Little.

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