Silent Sam

  • Historians Should End Silence on Silent Sam

    by Jonathan Zimmerman

    It’s precisely because the statue embodies white supremacy that it should remain on the campus, in a history center that tells its full and hateful story. And my fellow historians should be the first people to say that.

  • Silent Sam Was Toppled. Yet He Still Looms Over Campus.

    Days after the toppled bronze monument was put on a dump truck and driven into the rainy darkness to an undisclosed location, the hold it has over campus remains as powerful, if not stronger, than ever.