Confederate Statues

Opinion

When the Confederacy lost Chapel Hill

Activists pulled a Confederate statue off its pedestal. In excerpts from enslaved people’s narratives, journalist Mike Ogle reports how the Civil war pulled Chapel Hill’s white ruling class from its pedestal.

Confederacy's legacy more than just statues, say council member

Durham City Council member Mark-Anthony Middleton says "the greatest legacy of the Confederacy, of slavery, is not a statue" but the institutions it celebrated.