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The after-action report says officers missed "red flags" that protesters would attempt to pull down the Confederate monument. Read more

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One idea: Replace Sam with an uncontroversial symbol of Southern heritage by erecting a marble bust of a biscuit. Read more

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And he wants to surround it with reminders that Democrats are the real racists. Read more

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Sixteen former UNC-Chapel Hill Trustees said they support outgoing Chancellor Carol Folt's decision to order the removal of Silent Sam's pedestal. Read more

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“It’s a damn good day to be a Tar Heel.” Read more

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Silent Sam frustrated the UNC chancellor throughout her tenure. For her final act, she got rid of the damn thing. Read more

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Carol Folt didn’t tell the Board of Governors about her Silent Sam plans, and they’re not happy. Read more

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In April, she smeared blood and red paint on Silent Sam and got arrested. Earlier this month, she announced a TA strike during a protest and faced charges again. The antiracism community, she says, is only getting stronger. Read more

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The university does, however, want a special police force to “prevent or respond to civil disorder” at protests Read more

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