LIVE COVERAGE: Antifa Riot at University of North Carolina, Confederate Statue Pulled Down

CHAPEL HILL, NC — Masked Antifa protesters pulled down the statue of Confederate soldier “Silent Sam” on the grounds of the University of North Carolina Monday night.

Big League Politics was covering the riot live, watching left-wing Antifa vandals storm the statue as the Chapel Hill police essentially stood down and let it happen. The crowd erupted in cheers as the statue came down, with protesters alternately chanting the words “No USA At All.”

There were numerous skirmishes in the crowd, with Antifa tackling at least one of the pro-America patriots who showed up to peacefully protest their violent actions.

Antifa leader Dwayne Dixon, a CURRENT professor of cultural anthropology at the University of North Carolina, assaulted me when I asked him about his admission that he chased Charlottesville driver James Fields with a rifle right before Fields plowed into Heather Heyer, killing her.

I captured the assault on tape and will keep updating this coverage throughout the night as the extent of the damage becomes known.

The university ostensibly did nothing to stop the violent display, which resulted in a Big League Politics reporter being chased across a busy intersection and down the sidewalk by dozens of violent hooligans.

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