In this photo taken Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 University of North Carolina students gather during a protest of a Confederate monument on campus in Chapel Hill, N.C. The debate over removing Confederate symbols from college campuses has prompted fresh questions about buildings named for benefactors whose ties to slavery or white supremacy may have flown under the radar in decades past.
In this photo taken Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 University of North Carolina students gather during a protest of a Confederate monument on campus in Chapel Hill, N.C. The debate over removing Confederate symbols from college campuses has prompted fresh questions about buildings named for benefactors whose ties to slavery or white supremacy may have flown under the radar in decades past. Gerry Broome AP Photo
In this photo taken Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 University of North Carolina students gather during a protest of a Confederate monument on campus in Chapel Hill, N.C. The debate over removing Confederate symbols from college campuses has prompted fresh questions about buildings named for benefactors whose ties to slavery or white supremacy may have flown under the radar in decades past. Gerry Broome AP Photo

Debates, protests increase over universities' slavery ties

October 07, 2017 9:49 AM

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