Carolina Connection – Feb. 22, 2020

The chair of the UNC Board of Governors reaffirms that Silent Sam won’t return to campus, but also expresses frustration at the ongoing controversy. A UNC campus organization has organized a trip to Israel and Palestinian territories, but critics of the trip are calling for a boycott. UNC wants to give East Franklin Street a makeover, but it could come at the cost of losing restaurants and other businesses that have been there for decades. As Black History Month comes to a close, a former plantation in Durham presents a lingering memory of slavery. The North Carolina Basketball Museum is missing the story of UNC’s first black scholarship athlete, Charles Scott. A local musician creates a soundtrack for a classic silent film.

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