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UNC-Chapel Hill Confederate Monument Protests

Collected by: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries

Archived since: Aug, 2018

Description:

Selected websites and social media content that document events and statements related to the UNC at Chapel Hill Confederate monument (known as Silent Sam).

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Society & Culture Universities & Libraries

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Title: UNC Board of Governors to meet in "special session by conference call" following Silent Sam settlement

URL: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2019/12/10/unc-board-of-governors-to-meet-in-special-session-by-conference-call-following-silent-sam-settlement-controversy/

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Title: National civil rights groups to intervene in Silent Sam lawsuit

URL: http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/2019/12/11/national-civil-rights-group-to-sue-over-silent-sam-settlement/

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URL: https://chapelboro.com/news/unc/collection-of-unc-faculty-call-for-chancellor-guskiewiczs-resignation-over-silent-sam-settlement/

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Title: Editorial: The UNC Board of Governors and the subtext of Silent Sam

URL: https://triad-city-beat.com/editorial-the-unc-board-of-governors-and-the-subtext-of-silent-sam/

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Title: UNC and Silent Sam: The uncertain future of a great university

URL: https://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/article238346023.html

Description: On November 27, 2019, the University of North Carolina Board of Governors announced a settlement regarding the disposition of the UNC-Chapel Hill Confederate monument known as "Silent Sam." Among other terms, the settlement granted the North Carolina Division Sons of Confederate Veterans, Inc. ownership of the monument and a $2.5 million charitable trust for expenses related to care of the monument. In response, a number of statements regarding the settlement were circulated on social media and directed to the University administration. This collection contains many of those statements.

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Title: We created a trust to pay a Confederate group to take Silent Sam. It was the best solution.

URL: https://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/article238369068.html

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Title: With 'Silent Sam' deal, UNC has betrayed its mission

URL: https://www.cnn.com/2019/12/07/opinions/unc-sons-of-confederate-veterans-silent-sam-cox/index.html

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Title: Our view: UNC System board's dubious arrangement with Confederate group looks even worse

URL: https://www.fayobserver.com/article/20191202/OPINION/191209754/

Description: On November 27, 2019, the University of North Carolina Board of Governors announced a settlement regarding the disposition of the UNC-Chapel Hill Confederate monument known as "Silent Sam." Among other terms, the settlement granted the North Carolina Division Sons of Confederate Veterans, Inc. ownership of the monument and a $2.5 million charitable trust for expenses related to care of the monument. In response, a number of statements regarding the settlement were circulated on social media and directed to the University administration. This collection contains many of those statements.

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Title: UNC to give Silent Sam statue to Sons of Confederate Veterans

URL: https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/education/article237809039.html

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Title: UNC’s deal to give Confederate group $2.5M and Silent Sam statue came before lawsuit

URL: https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/education/article237966919.html

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Title: Outraged UNC students and faculty slam Silent Sam decision and fear for campus safety

URL: https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/education/article238038574.html

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Title: Marchers protest UNC decision to give Silent Sam statue and $2.5 million to Sons of Confederate Veterans

URL: https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/education/article238082104.html

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Title: UNC faculty demand that campus leaders speak out about $2.5 million Silent Sam deal

URL: https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/education/article238191439.html

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Title: Silent Sam settlement evokes strong response from UNC faculty

URL: https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/education/article238211159.html

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Title: Judge denies civil rights group’s action in Silent Sam deal, but opens more questions

URL: https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/education/article238592383.html

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Title: Prominent UNC alumni want to stop the $2.5M Silent Sam deal with Confederate group

URL: https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/education/article239768938.html

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Title: Judge overturns Silent Sam settlement between UNC and Confederate group

URL: https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/education/article240198087.html

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URL: https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/education/article241867311.html

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Title: Secrecy and misleading communications marred UNC’s Silent Sam deals, settlement shows

URL: https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/education/article248974550.html

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Title: A judge put a halt to the Silent Sam fiasco. Here's how to fix it for good.

URL: https://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/article240263351.html

Description: On November 27, 2019, the University of North Carolina Board of Governors announced a settlement regarding the disposition of the UNC-Chapel Hill Confederate monument known as "Silent Sam." Among other terms, the settlement granted the North Carolina Division Sons of Confederate Veterans, Inc. ownership of the monument and a $2.5 million charitable trust for expenses related to care of the monument. In response, a number of statements regarding the settlement were circulated on social media and directed to the University administration. This collection contains many of those statements.

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Title: Controversy continues over 'Silent Sam' statue

URL: https://www.npr.org/2019/12/08/786039689/controversy-continues-over-silent-sam-statue/

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Title: Judge Voids UNC's Controversial Settlement Over Confederate Statue 'Silent Sam'

URL: https://www.npr.org/2020/02/12/805250903/judge-voids-uncs-controversial-settlement-over-confederate-statue-silent-sam/

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Title: University of North Carolina gives 'Silent Sam' statue to Confederate group

URL: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/27/us/unc-silent-sam.html

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Title: Why did UNC give millions to a Neo-Confederate group?

URL: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/03/opinion/unc-silent-sam.html

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Title: A University's Betrayal of Historical Truth

URL: https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/12/the-university-of-north-carolinas-payout-to-the-confederate-lost-cause/603253/

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Title: UNC faculty votes to condemn Silent Sam settlement giving $2.5 million to Confederate heritage group

URL: https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2019/12/06/unc-faculty-votes-condemn-silent-sam-settlement-giving-million-confederate-heritage-group/

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Title: N.C. attorney general lashes out at plan to pay for upkeep of 'Silent Sam' statue

URL: https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2019/12/11/nc-attorney-general-lashes-out-plan-pay-upkeep-silent-sam-statue/

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Title: Editorial: Dysfunctional UNC board needs more diversity, governor's input

URL: https://www.wral.com/editorial-dysfunctional-unc-board-needs-more-diversity-governor-s-input/18825081/

Description: On November 27, 2019, the University of North Carolina Board of Governors announced a settlement regarding the disposition of the UNC-Chapel Hill Confederate monument known as "Silent Sam." Among other terms, the settlement granted the North Carolina Division Sons of Confederate Veterans, Inc. ownership of the monument and a $2.5 million charitable trust for expenses related to care of the monument. In response, a number of statements regarding the settlement were circulated on social media and directed to the University administration. This collection contains many of those statements.

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Title: Editorial: Leadership failures paved way for misguided Silent Sam deal

URL: https://www.wral.com/editorial-leadership-failures-paved-way-for-misguided-silent-sam-deal/18842019/

Description: On November 27, 2019, the University of North Carolina Board of Governors announced a settlement regarding the disposition of the UNC-Chapel Hill Confederate monument known as "Silent Sam." Among other terms, the settlement granted the North Carolina Division Sons of Confederate Veterans, Inc. ownership of the monument and a $2.5 million charitable trust for expenses related to care of the monument. In response, a number of statements regarding the settlement were circulated on social media and directed to the University administration. This collection contains many of those statements.

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Title: Editorial: Silent Sam settlement gives rise to questions of UNC board's competence

URL: https://www.wral.com/editorial-silent-sam-settlement-gives-rise-to-questions-of-unc-board-s-competence/18808002/

Description: On November 27, 2019, the University of North Carolina Board of Governors announced a settlement regarding the disposition of the UNC-Chapel Hill Confederate monument known as "Silent Sam." Among other terms, the settlement granted the North Carolina Division Sons of Confederate Veterans, Inc. ownership of the monument and a $2.5 million charitable trust for expenses related to care of the monument. In response, a number of statements regarding the settlement were circulated on social media and directed to the University administration. This collection contains many of those statements.

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Title: Silent Sam' deal cost UNC-CH a $1.5M grant from major foundation donor

URL: https://www.wral.com/silent-sam-deal-cost-unc-ch-a-1-5m-grant-from-major-foundation-donor/18830069/

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Title: Silent Sam' deal included extra $75,000 to keep Confederate group's flags off UNC campuses

URL: https://www.wral.com/silent-sam-deal-included-extra-75-000-to-keep-confederate-group-s-flags-off-unc-campuses/18837378/

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Title: Seeking to nix $2.5M deal, UNC alumni say Confederate group never owned 'Silent Sam'

URL: https://www.wral.com/unc-historian-silent-sam-was-paid-for-mostly-by-alumni-university-not-confederate-group/18917469/

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Title: Unraveling deal for 'Silent Sam' not that easy

URL: https://www.wral.com/unraveling-deal-for-silent-sam-not-that-easy/18951298/

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Title: Notable UNC-CH alumni enter legal fight over Silent Sam settlement

URL: https://www.wunc.org/post/notable-unc-ch-alumni-enter-legal-fight-over-silent-sam-settlement/

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