Chapel Hill cemetery marker removed amid controversy

by Erin Wygant

What began as a well-intentioned effort to recognize long-forgotten Chapel Hill residents is now the center of controversy. It concerns a new monument in the African-American section of Old Chapel Hill Cemetery that  was intended to mark more than 300 previously unmarked graves.


This Wake Up, Carolina story details the marker’s original placement:

Here is an update regarding the marker’s removal:

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