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Resources for UNC Affiliated Students, Workers, and Faculty on Current Boycott of Dean Guskiewicz Meetings

We return to campus in 2019 after a successful TA action built on decades of antiracist organizing by students and workers at UNC-Chapel Hill. The action (1) stopped the creation of a multi-million dollar Confederate memorial hall that would have … Continue reading

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Statement by StrikeDownSam Anti-Racist Coalition on Withheld Grades and BOG Resolution

We, the StrikeDownSam Anti-Racist Coalition, are a group of students and faculty who came together in opposition to the Board of Trustees’ (BOT) “Recommendation for the Disposition and Preservation of the Confederate Monument” known as Silent Sam, released December 3, … Continue reading

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Revised Demands: 12.6.2018

We call on all UNC TAs and faculty to withhold grading final exams or assignments for the fall 2018 semester until the the following demand is met: 1. That the Board of Trustees withdraw the proposal to spend $5.3 million … Continue reading

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Call to Strike in Light of Carol Folt’s Proposal to Reinstate Silent Sam at UNC

Below is the call to strike by anti-racist protestors in light of Carol Folt’s despicable proposal to UNC’s Board of Governors: The UNC Board of Trustees (BOT) and Chancellor Carol Folt took several liberties today, both overt and covert. The … Continue reading

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Julian Carr’s Great Great Great Granddaughter Supports Anti-Racist Defendants

In a letter sent to Chancellor Folt, Meg Yarnell, Julian Carr’s direct descendent has condemned her great great great grandfather’s legacy of racism and has called for UNC to drop the Honor Court and criminal charges against anti-racist activists who … Continue reading

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Members of the UNC Community Have Tried to Remove Silent Sam for Over 50 Years

(References) There have been many comments from those who applaud the removal of Silent Sam, but oppose the means by which it was removed. So this is an attempt to outline only SOME of the efforts activists at UNC have taken … Continue reading

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As of last night…SAM IS SILENCED

Thank you deeply to all those who participated and made this possible.

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Silent Sam Protest – Until They All Fall

A DEMONSTRATION AGAINST SILENT SAM AND WHITE SUPREMACY On Monday August 20th, a protest is being organized in solidarity with Maya Little, who faces both a criminal trial and an Honor Court trial at UNC for covering Silent Sam in … Continue reading

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Email the Honor Court!

Thank you to everyone who signed and shared our petition asking the UNC Honor Court to drop its charges against Maya Little. In less than a week, we received over 3,800 signatures, and the numbers continue to climb. Let’s make … Continue reading

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The Financial and Moral Costs of Police Presence at Silent Sam

Local media has recently called attention to the high cost of protecting Silent Sam. In an August 2017 email to Chancellor Carol Folt, UNC Police Chief Jeff McCracken estimated a price tag of $1,700 per day or $620,000 per year. … Continue reading

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