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Wilmington community discusses lasting impacts of Confederacy

Tuesday marked one year since the Silent Sam Confederate monument was toppled by protesters at UNC Chapel Hill. On Wednesday, a forum was held in Wilmington to discuss how the Confederacy is still impacting the lives of African-Americans.

Protesters gather at George Davis statue Saturday afternoon

Protesters voice their concerns about the message that it sends.
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Panel discussion held on race relations, confederate monuments in Wilmington

A conversation in Wilmington brought together descendants of slaves and relatives of confederate royalty.

Duke removes Confederate veteran’s name from building

The school's history professors filed a formal request to remove Carr's name earlier this year.

8 arrested in protest over toppled Confederate statue at UNC

Eight people have been arrested following another protest over the toppling of a Confederate monument at the University of North Carolina.

Top UNC leaders condemn Confederate statue toppling

North Carolina university officials and a former governor condemned the toppling of a century-old Confederate memorial on the state's flagship campus by protesters who said its presence on campus was rooted in racism.

Hundreds face off ahead of white nationalist rally

Hundreds of people chanted, threw punches, hurled water bottles and unleashed chemical sprays on each other Saturday morning at white nationalist rally in Charlottesville.

Secessionists push for South to break away from US again

As 21st century activists seek to topple monuments to the 19th century Confederate rebellion, some white Southerners are again advocating for what the Confederates tried and failed to do: secede from the Union.

Both sides of Confederate debate pressure McCrory to act

Debate over the appropriateness of Confederate symbols continues to rage in North Carolina this week, but it remains to be seen how Gov. Pat McCrory will respond to pressure to act coming from both sides.

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