UNC plan would keep Silent Sam on campus in new $5.3 million building

By Ashley Mills

Chancellor Carol Folt and UNC officials take questions after announcing plans to relocate the Silent Sam monument to a proposed new building on campus. (Ashley Mills/Carolina Connection)

The Confederate monument Silent Sam may be receiving a new home on UNC’s campus.

Chancellor Carol Folt and the UNC Board of Trustees have recommended that the monument, which was toppled by protesters in August, be placed in a new, free-standing building on campus.

Ashley Mills reports.

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