Protesters pull down Confederate statue at University of North Carolina

Protesters pull down Confederate statue at University of North CarolinaPolice stand guard after the Confederate statue known as ‘Silent Sam’ was toppled by protesters. The controversial “Silent Sam” statue on the campus of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill has been toppled by protesters. WRAL-TV reports that more than 300 people gathered at the Peace and Justice Plaza at about 7.30 on Monday evening before marching to the Confederate statue’s base and calling for its removal.



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