LEFT: Pockmarks pepper the face of Confederal Gen. Robert E. Lee, who stands among other historical figures in the portal to Duke Chapel on the Duke University campus in Durham, N.C., on March 21, 2017. (Bernard Thomas/The Herald-Sun). RIGHT: Demonstrators and spectators gather around a toppled Confederate statue known as Silent Sam Monday, Aug. 20, 2018 at UNC-Chapel Hill, N.C. (Julia Wall/Raleigh News & Observer)
LEFT: Pockmarks pepper the face of Confederal Gen. Robert E. Lee, who stands among other historical figures in the portal to Duke Chapel on the Duke University campus in Durham, N.C., on March 21, 2017. (Bernard Thomas/The Herald-Sun). RIGHT: Demonstrators and spectators gather around a toppled Confederate statue known as Silent Sam Monday, Aug. 20, 2018 at UNC-Chapel Hill, N.C. (Julia Wall/Raleigh News & Observer) Bernard Thomas (left); Julia Wall (right) The Herald-Sun (left); The News & Observer (right)
LEFT: Pockmarks pepper the face of Confederal Gen. Robert E. Lee, who stands among other historical figures in the portal to Duke Chapel on the Duke University campus in Durham, N.C., on March 21, 2017. (Bernard Thomas/The Herald-Sun). RIGHT: Demonstrators and spectators gather around a toppled Confederate statue known as Silent Sam Monday, Aug. 20, 2018 at UNC-Chapel Hill, N.C. (Julia Wall/Raleigh News & Observer) Bernard Thomas (left); Julia Wall (right) The Herald-Sun (left); The News & Observer (right)

Noah Feit is a Real Time reporter with The State and McClatchy Carolinas Regional Team. The award-winning journalist has worked for multiple newspapers since starting his career in 1999.