UNC Retires Bell Award

UNC officials are doing away with a prestigious award honoring women on campus. The award was named after a prominent woman in the university\’s history. Historians say in 1875 Cornelia Phillips Spencer rang the South Building bell marking the re-opening of the university. But there are also documents linking Spencer to white supremacy. That\’s why some say her legacy is best left in history books and not on the name of an award for modern women. WUNC\’s Leoneda Inge reports.

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