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UNC: A community reckoning with its history

In 1965, UNC student Al Ribak wrote a letter to the editors of the Daily Tar Heel entitled, “Silent Sam Should Leave.” Fifty-three years later, Silent Sam is gone – brought down by over 250 UNC students, alumni, and community activists. It was just a year ago that a similar sight could be seen in Durham, where protesters brought down the Confederate monument in downtown Durham...

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