McCorkle Place

Memorial to James Lewis Cates

Document Description: Rallies following the removal of the Confederate Monument in August and October of 2018 have highlighted histories of resistance to white supremacy in Chapel Hill, in particular the story of James Lewis Cates, the young Black man stabbed in the Pit in 1970 by members of a white supremacist gang as Chapel Hill police watched without intervening.

Date: 10/25/2018

Document Type: Photograph

Creator: Janet Ayala

Document Collection: The Daily Tar Heel

Campus Space: McCorkle Place

Citation: Memorial to James Lewis Cates, Photo by Janet Ayala in The Daily Tar Heel, 25 October 2018.