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‘We were a part of that sacrifice and branding’: UNC’s NBA stars condemn Silent Sam


Hours before a critical decision on a Confederate monument at UNC, a group of prominent athletes issued a statement calling it “crisis time” at Carolina. “We love UNC but now also feel a disconnect from an institution that was unwilling to listen to students and faculty who asked for Silent Sam to be permanently removed from campus,” they wrote in a letter signed by athletes including Vince Carter and Jerry Stackhouse. (Washington Post)

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