Family, Community Members March to Remember James Cates 50 Years Later

Fifty years have passed since the murder of James Cates on UNC’s campus, but the pain of his Chapel Hill community still lingers. Family, friends, elected officials and other community members gathered Saturday in the Northside neighborhood where Cates lived to honor the anniversary of his death. Local institutions are working to shed more light on what happened. (


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Family, Community Members March to Remember James Cates 50 Years Later

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