Tag:Confederate memorials

  • UNC turns over Silent Sam to Sons of Confederate Veterans

    Silent Sam may soon find a new home nowhere near the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. The UNC System Board of Governors announced Wednesday, Nov. 26, it had entered a consent agreement with the North Carolina chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans over the fate of the Confederate memorial, which…

  • Silent Sam must be restored

    To allow the mob to achieve its objective in removing Silent Sam would reward criminality, weaken the rule of law, and set a dangerous precedent. What might the next mob do?…

  • Cooper picks unwise political fights

    The governor is placing himself against the views of most North Carolinians and doing precisely what he accused his predecessor of doing — elevating a social issue into a major political controversy.