A memorial to the slaves and different folks of coloration who helped construct the College of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was vandalized early Sunday morning. A statement from the college mentioned that the memorial was defaced with “racist and different deplorable language.” The New York Times reported that the vandals urinated on the memorial. The college assertion mentioned that safety video signifies that a type of concerned “is understood to be affiliated with the Heirs to the Confederacy.” The college assertion additionally mentioned an artwork set up was vandalized.
Kevin M. Guskiewicz saiid within the assertion: “These occasions problem not solely our most basic neighborhood values, but additionally the protection of our campus. Lawless habits is not going to be tolerated, and people discovered accountable shall be held accountable for his or her actions.”