Some people in Carrboro NC want to change the town's name

Carrboro is named for Julian Carr, a white supremacist who gave a fiery speech at the dedication of the Silent Sam statue.

The Board of Aldermen decided against renaming the town, saying it would be too complicated and costly. Instead, a group will gather this month to start working on a "Truth Plaque" that will acknowledge the town's history while also affirming its commitment to working for social justice.

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