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On this day in 1991: Paul Hardin, chancellor of UNC Chapel Hill, announces that “The Student Body,” a bronze sculpture labeled racist and sexist by some students, will be moved to a less conspicuous site after being vandalized. Four of the seven figures have provoked heated opposition: a black man in a basketball uniform spinning […]

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– Agree or disagree, Silent Sam disputants? “We honor people for the good they do, and for their honorableness, and not for their mistakes.” – Speaking of Sam, I’m reminded of another contentious piece  of campus statuary – one that was sent into exile and stripped of two of its figures.  – Capturing Hatteras gave […]

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