Trump Administration says UNC/Duke Middle East program violates federal grant

By Morgan Teeters

Rapper Tamer Nafar appears at the UNC Fedex Global Education Center in a March performance that some audience members considered anti-Semitic. (Vanessa Agonobi / Carolina Connection)

The U.S. Department of Education, in an unprecedented move, is demanding some changes to a UNC program. The program, a joint effort by UNC and Duke, focuses on Middle Eastern studies. But the Trump Administration says the program is violating the terms of its federal grant.

Morgan Teeters has the story.


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