Tim talks with Dr. Karen Cox, author and history professor, about Confederate monuments and the role they play in the fight for racial equality.

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On this week’s episode of Tying It Together With Tim Boyum, Tim talks with Dr. Karen Cox, a history professor at UNC Charlotte and author of the new book “No Common Ground: Confederate Monuments and the Ongoing Fight for Racial Equality.”

Cox, who has written several books on southern history, joins us to discuss events of the past year, the ongoing fight over statues, monuments and the Lost Cause vision.


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With the speed of the local news cycle, it's easy to forget that the politicians who represent us and the influencers in our communities are more than just sound bites. North Carolina veteran reporter and anchor Tim Boyum is loosening his signature bow tie for candid conversations with power players across the state. In "Tying It Together," Tim uncovers what makes these newsmakers tick, explores fascinating life stories and helps all of us get a better grasp on the issues affecting our community.