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Mon May 27, 2019, 11:33 PM

Rethinking 'Silent Sam'

Give Harry Smith credit for being willing to .. change his mind.

Smith, the .. politically conservative chairman of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors, emerged from a recent board meeting and told reporters that his thinking about .. the “Silent Sam” statue has “evolved.”

He no longer favors restoring that Confederate monument to its prominent post on the .. campus ...

... UNC System President Margaret Spellings and Carol Folt, who was the chancellor ... resigned amid the .. debate .. after protesters knocked down Silent Sam ...

Smith .. now thinks the right path is to take plenty of time to make the .. decision ...


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