"No one learns at their best when they feel unsafe," Chancellor Carol L. Folt said in announcing her decision.
Hundreds gathered on the Chapel Hill campus to voice their opposition to a new building that would house "Silent Sam."
As a White woman, I had to pretend to be afraid of the real me, a Black woman.
Students toppled the Confederate monument, nicknamed Silent Sam, this week in Chapel Hill.
The Silent Sam statue, located on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill, has been a target of vandalism and protests for decades.
I propose a celebration of a true Tar Heel who transformed America for good
Silent Sam Memorial Painted With "Black Lives Matter"
"As an African-American woman, who is a student here, that statue is the very statue that pretty much says I don't belong