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Last Remnants Of 'Silent Sam' Statue Removed As UNC Chancellor Announces Resignation

The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt announced her resignation Tuesday, as the pedestal and memorial plaques from a controversial Jim Crow-era statue honoring Confederate soldiers were removed in a surprise move this week.

Here & Now’s Robin Young talks with WUNC’s Dave Dewitt (@DaveDeWitt) about how the events unfolded.

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