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Expel Silent Sam, rename Duke?

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With all the controversy about the University of North Carolina’s decision concerning the relocation of the Silent Sam statue, students and faculty at UNC archrival Duke University must be breathing a sigh of relief.

After all, it was Duke University that was named in honor of former Confederate soldier and slave owner Washington Duke.

Chris Raper

Elm City

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