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As a graduate of UNC, I was glad to hear of this change…

UNC’s  Board of Trustees voted 10-3 this morning to rename Saunders building, which was named after the founder of the KuKluxKlan more than 80 years ago.

William Lawrence Saunders, was a Confederate colonel in the Civil War, graduated from UNC in 1854 and served as NC secretary of state. Saunders was also the founder of the Klan; a very controversial and violent group who opposed blacks.

The building’s name will be changed to Carolina Hall.

Read more at WRAL.com

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