UNC has been conscious of its history as a white institution in the South, and what that may mean for people of color. And, UNC has made strides in promoting all aspects of its history. The renaming of Hinton James North Residence Hall after George Moses Horton is yet another step in the right direction.
On February 7, I could say that I was proud of my alma mater because we beat Duke. Today I can say that I’m proud for a different reason.