State Officials Vote to Keep Bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest at Capitol

As the debate over Confederate statues and monuments heats up across the country and in Memphis, it is intensifying in the state's capital as well. The Tennessee Capitol Commission voted Friday 7 to 5 in favor of not acting to remove a bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest from the state Capitol. This comes even after Gov. Bill Haslam encouraged the commission to act, releasing a statement supporting the removal of the Forrest bust and its relocation. "Forrest should not be one of the...

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