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UNC system rejects $5M plan to house Confederate statue

North Carolina’s public university system rejected a proposal Friday to build a $5 million structure to house a toppled Confederate statue, opting instead to “go back to the drawing board” …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 9:43 p.m.

Decision to return Confederate monument provokes loud response at UNC

Shock and anger continued to envelop the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill this week following a decision by school leaders to return a Confederate monument to campus.

8 arrested in protest over toppled Confederate statue

Eight people were arrested Saturday following another protest over the toppling of a Confederate monument at the University of North Carolina.

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 1:42 p.m.

7 arrested in protest over torn-down Confederate statue

Officials say seven people have been arrested at a rally calling for a century-old Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina to be returned after it was yanked down …

Three people charged after Confederate statue toppled at the University of North Carolina

Three people were charged Friday in connection with the toppling of a Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina, for rioting and defacing a public monument.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 8:11 p.m.

North Carolina will keep 3 Confederate monuments at Capitol

A North Carolina historical commission decided Wednesday that three Confederate monuments will remain on the state Capitol grounds with newly added context about slavery and civil rights, weighing in less …

Top UNC leaders condemn Confederate statue toppling

Top leaders of the University of North Carolina system condemned the actions of protesters, who

Confederate statue on UNC campus toppled by protesters

A Confederate statue in the heart of North Carolina’s flagship university was toppled Monday night during a rally by hundreds of protesters who decried the memorial known as “Silent Sam” …