Silent Sam decision delayed: The Board of Trustees to make a recommendation in December

By Ashley Mills

The base of Silent Sam was fenced and guarded by police as groups of protesters gathered late this summer.  (Ashley Mills/Carolina Connection).

A decision about Silent Sam was scheduled to be announced this coming Thursday. But the people deciding the fate of the Confederate statue will continue to be silent a little bit longer.

The UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees has asked for an extension of the November 15 deadline. And the UNC System Board of Governors announced they’ve granted that extension.

Carolina Connection’s Ashley Mills joins us to tell us more. 

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