The Confederate statue “Silent Sam” at UNC Chapel Hill represents a lost cause; is offensive and especially humiliating to the African-American descendants of America’s slaves. Monument has no place on campus.
Durham minister Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove says deportation of Samuel Oliver-Bruno was attack on religious liberty and Bible’s command to welcome strangers because we, too, were once strangers in foreign land
Alex Gertner says “Hamilton” uses color-conscious casting to counter decades of discrimination in theater, just as government policies must specifically target disparities created by decades of economic inequity.
Ted Vaden says it’s hard to imagine a more hideous hematoma than the clearcutting at Martin Luther King Boulevard and Estes Drive in Chapel Hill, where bulldozers ripped out 15 acres of 50-year-old pine forest.
Readers of The Herald-Sun comment on Durham County Sheriff Mike Andrews, adverse childhood experiences and Congressmen David Price and G.K. Butterfield’s support of Mexican immigrant Samuel Oliver-Bruno.
Readers of The Herald-Sun comment on denying visa to let Hania Aguilar’s father attend funeral, Alzheimer’s disease, the light rail project, the legacy of North Carolina Governor William Woods Holden and more.
Readers of The Herald-Sun comment on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s plans for a University History and Education Center to house the Confederate monument Silent Sam and other artifacts.
The writers argue that whether Wake, Durham or Orange, light rail, bus rapid transit, commuter rail or bus, we will all benefit from the mobility choices in GoTriangle’s transit network over the next 10 years.