Tag: Silent Sam

The People never spoke on statues

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – Although some pundits and grifters may claim otherwise, there’s nothing new about populism. It comes in waves, often but not always in response to sharp economic downturns, and is driven by outrage against the…

One on One: A Chapel Hill monument comes down

by D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – A monument to a treasured past came down in Chapel Hill last week. No, the Silent Sam statute of a Confederate soldier still stands. The lost monument came from the death of 94-year…