CHAPEL HILL, N.C | Uproar over UNC proposal for building for Confederate statue

3Dec - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — North Carolina’s flagship university proposed Monday to move a toppled Confederate statue into a new $5 million building on the outskirts of campus, seeking to balance security with strict state historical laws in a step that triggered an uproar by chanting demonstrators who took to the streets after nightfall.

The plan presented by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt called for relocating the statue at a site a mile south of where the monument once stood.

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