Saying No To Censorship At UNC-CH

By February 10, 2015

By Robert Shibley at News & Observer

In the summer of 1963, the North Carolina legislature passed a law banning “known members” of the Communist Party from speaking on UNC campuses. The organized opposition to this “speaker ban” to keep politically unpopular and purportedly harmful speech off campus is a celebrated time in the history of the UNC system. It cemented the legacy of longtime system President Bill Friday and even rates a campus monument today...

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