Harrison Barnes Condemns Silent Sam’s Place on UNC’s Campus – 24-7 Sports

On Thursday, Dec. 14 many prominent former North Carolina basketball players penned a letter condemning the University’s plan to build a $5 million solution for Silent Sam, the Confederate monument that stood in the middle of UNC’s upper quad before it was toppled in August.

Among those who signed the letter are Vince Carter, Jerry Stackhouse, Harrison Barnes, Marvin Williams, Danny Green, Wayne Ellington, Raymond Felton, John Henson, Isaiah Hicks, Justin Jackson, Theo Pinson, Ademola Okujala, J.R. Reid, David Noel, Brendan Haywood, and George Lynch.

This letter was separate from the open letter that over 200 current and former UNC student-athletes sent to North Carolina Chancellor Carol Folt, Dean Kevin Guskiewicz, Dean Steve Matson, the UNC Board of Trustees, the UNC Board of Governors, the North Carolina General Assembly and the North Carolina Historical Commission. (Read more)