Ep 7: What Comes Next. Silent Sam part 3
In August, 2018 student activists toppled UNC’s confederate monument, Silent Sam. In our final part of our 3-part series exploring
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Ep 6: James Cates. Silent Sam part 2
In this episode, we share the story of James Cates. James was born and raised in Chapel Hill. In 1970,
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Ep 5: An old argument. Silent Sam part 1
What was the meaning of the American Civil War? And why are we still arguing over this some 150 years
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Ep 4: Mayor of Franklin Street
Learn how two men devoted their lives to making our public spaces more open and accessbile for all of us...and
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Ep 3: Remembering Our Dead
In this episode, we explore the ways that cemeteries act as memorials and markers. How do Chapel Hill’s cemeteries help
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Ep 2: Young, Gifted and Black
In June, 2019 we honored the lives of two Chapel Hillians whose names were added to the Peace and Justice
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Ep 1: Holy Week Fast
Learn how this one spot in Chapel Hill became the place for people to practice free speech and their right to
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Coming soon
For the past year, Chapel Hill Public Library has been taking a deep dive into local history, uncovering untold stories
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