Chowan University sheds Jesse Helms’ name from athletic facility

A university in North Carolina has decided to rename its athletic facility because of the previous namesake’s opposition to civil rights. The Helms Center at Chowan University in Murfreesboro was named after former North Carolina Sen. Jesse Helms, news outlets reported. The university’s Board of Trustees announced last week that the facility would be renamed … Continue reading Chowan University sheds Jesse Helms’ name from athletic facility