Memphis Quietly Removed Two Confederate Statues, Including One Of A KKK Grand Wizard, Overnight

Memphis, TNNathan Bedford Forrest statue removed. pic.twitter.com/po9dN8kLnI

— Robert Knecht (@RMKnecht2) December 21, 2017

When Dylann Roof opened fire on the AME church in Charleston, South Carolina hoping to start a race war, he didn’t exactly succeed. But he did manage to start a race throughout the South to remove Confederate statues, the latest of which came down under cover of darkness in Memphis last night. A 113-year-old statue of Klan leader Nathan Bedford Forrest was taken...

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